Why Botulism Is Found in Canned Foods and How to Keep Your Pantry Safe
After a botulism outbreak following a church potluck in Ohio left a woman dead and sickened up to 28 others, health officials say canned food could be to blame. Officials are looking into canned fruits and vegetables as well as pasta and potatoes salads and other menu items, according to Ohio
54-Year-Old Woman Dies in Church Botulism Outbreak That Sickened 23 Others
A 54-year-old woman has died of botulism after attending a church potluck where 23 others are suspected to have become ill with the toxin, officials said today. Up to 60 people attended a potluck at Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church in Lancaster, Ohio, on Sunday, and state and local health
One Woman Dies, 23 Others Sickened in Church Potluck Botulism Outbreak
Contaminated food at a Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church potluck is suspected to be the cause of the outbreak in Lancaster, Ohio.
1 Dead, 20 Sickened by Botulism After Church Potluck, Hospital Says
One person died and 20 others were sickened with botulism after attending a church potluck in Ohio, according to the hospital that treated the patients. All of the 21 people brought to the Fairfield Medical Center Emergency Department in Lancaster, Ohio, had attended a potluck on Sunday at the
Cough Medicine Might Be Too Dangerous for Children Under 4
ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser discusses a sweet solution to ease young children's cough symptoms.
Ebola Experts Testify Before Senate Panel
Senate hears testimony as the White House announces plan to aid in fight against deadly virus in West Africa.
Fungus-Spreading Beetle and Other Invasive Species
The tiny redbay ambrosia beetle is causing giant problems for the Everglades, spreading a fungus that has killed trees across Florida's wetlands. The beetle is from southeast Asia and likely arrived in a shipment of wood packing material, according to The Associated Press Whatever the preferred
'GMA' Investigates: How Clean Is Your Kitchen?
ABC News’ Amanda Keegan and Dr. Richard Besser report: Many cities across the country are adopting a letter-grade inspection system that requires restaurant operators to post publicly their health inspection grades for all to see. But what about your own kitchen at home? “GMA” Investigates...
How Clean Is Your Kitchen?
"GMA" puts homeowners' cleanliness to the test with a surprise health inspection.
Homemade Jailhouse Wine Leads to Botulism Outbreak
A batch of homemade jailhouse wine sickened eight inmates in Utah after it was tainted with Clostridium botulinum, the bacteria that leads to a botulism infection, according to a new report. The wine, also called “pruno,” was tainted by the dangerous bacteria that was on the skin of a baked potato,