CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat TP Food Processing’s Lemongrass Satay and Shrimp Satay Due to Botulism Risk
TPF Lemongrass Satay and TPF Shrimp Satay (Lot code 2016) are being recalled as they are susceptible to contamination of Clostridium botulinum (Botulism). Botulism can cause blurred or double vision; followed by trouble speaking and swallowing; then progress to muscle weakness starting in the upper body and moving downward. It can be life threatening. People experiencing these symptoms who have recently eaten Lemongrass Satay or Shrimp Satay by TPF should seek immediate medical attention. Consumers in possession of these products should not eat them; rather, product should be returned to the place of purchase. Get more information on this recall.
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