FDA issues botulism warning over imported fish

SILVER SPRING Md. The Food and Drug Administration has warned restaurateurs, retailers and consumes not to sell or eat imported ungutted, salt-cured alewives fish, also known as Gaspereaux fish, from Michel & Charles LeBlanc Fisheries Ltd. of New Brunswick, Canada. The warning, which was issued Friday, said the product may be contaminated with the toxin that causes botulism.

To date, the FDA said, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the impor

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