5 individuals hospitalized after eating gasoline station nacho cheese

Friday, May 19, 2017|4:36 p.m.

SACRAMENTO, Calif.– 5 individuals have actually been hospitalized after consuming nacho cheese from a Sacramento gasoline station, California authorities said.

Officials have actually linked 5 botulism illness cases to Valley Oak Food and Fuel gasoline station in the Walnut Grove residential area, the Sacramento Bee reported.

Officials believe the perpetrator is nacho cheese, but the examination is ongoing.

Sacramento health authorities are likewise looking into 4 cases that may be related.

Botulism, a rare food poisoning, can result in paralysis, breathing difficulty and often death.

One of the people sickened last month has submitted a suit versus the gasoline station.

Lavinia Kelly has been in the hospital for 3 weeks and is unable to speak. Kelly also can’t keep her eyelids open, her partner, Ricky Torres stated.

Officials have removed the gasoline station of its permit to offer food and drinks. Employees have not reacted to requests for comment.

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