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FSAI Food Alert - "Botulism warning from a Batch of Preserved Italian Olives" - Alert is following a UK case of Botulism from Italian Speciality Olives,there is currently no known distribution of the Olives to Ireland.
Date Released: 27 July 2012
One person in the UK is recovering in hospital from botulism having consumed olives from a jar that tested positive for Clostridium botulinum type B toxin. The Food Standards Agency in the UK is investigating where the product may have been sold. At this stage, there is no known distribution of this product to Ireland.
Full details of the alert can be accessed using the following link: