Arko Foods International is now recalling Angelina Brand Smoked Roundscad because of possible Clostridium botulinum contamination. Botulism food poisoning is a potentially life-threatening illness – consumers are warned not to consume the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.
Free Angelina Smoked Roundscad Recall Case Evaluation: If you or a loved one has developed botulism food poisoning after consuming products included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a food poisoning lawsuit and we can help.
What’s the problem?
April 4, 2011 – Last week, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Arko Foods International of Los Angeles, CA will be recalling Angelina Brand Smoked Roundscad, 8oz packs, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
The products included in this recall were distributed in California, Nevada, Arizona, Washington, New York, Texas, Maryland, and Florida through retail stores, supermarkets, and wholesale distributors. The roundscad were imported from the Philippines and sold in 8 oz bags with header indicating Angelina brand. The product is uneviscerated, and has the potential to cause Botulism.
Botulism Food Poisoning Information
Botulism food poisoning is an extremely serious illness caused by the toxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. The toxin produced by Clostridium botulinum is among the most lethal nerve toxins known to man. The symptoms of botulism manifest themselves in:
- Difficulty swallowing or speaking
- Facial weakness on both sides of the face
- Blurred vision
- Drooping eyelids
- Trouble breathing
- abdominal cramps (only in foodborne botulism)
Botulism food poisoning outbreaks are considered a public health emergency and must be reported to the US government. If you’d like to learn more about botulism, please visit the Mayo Clinic website for more information.
Do I have an Angelina Smoked Roundscad Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Angelina Smoked Roundscad recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new botulism food poisoning cases in all 50 states.