5 people hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheese

5 people hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheese
  1. 5 people hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheese
    California officials say five people were hospitalized after eating nacho cheese from a Sacramento gas station The post 5 people hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheese appeared first on…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Five people have been hospitalized after eating nacho cheese from a Sacramento gas station, California officials said.

Officials have connected five botulism illness cases to Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in the Walnut Grove suburb, the Sacramento Bee (http://bit.ly/2pXX9Jz) reported.

Officials believe the culprit is nacho cheese, but the investigation is ongoing.

Sacramento health officials are also looking into four cases that may be related.

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Botulism, a rare food poisoning, can lead to paralysis, breathing difficulty and sometimes death.

One of the people sickened last month has filed a lawsuit against the gas station.

Lavinia Kelly has been in the hospital for three weeks and is unable to speak. K…

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