Recall of Hot Dog Chili Sauce in the United States
Due to Possible Contamination with Botulinum Toxin

Issue Date 19 July 2007
Source of Information U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Food Product Hot dog chili sauce
Name of Product (Lot Code) Castleberry's Hot Dog Chili Sauce (UPC 3030000101)
Austex Hot Dog Chili Sauce (UPC 3030099533)
Kroger Hot Dog Chili Sauce (UPC 1111083942)
Name of Manufacturer Castleberry Food Company in Augusta , Georgia , U.S.
Product Description 10 ounce cans
Durability Indication "Best by" dates from April 30, 2009 through May 22, 2009
as printed on the can lids.
Reason for Recall Possible contamination with botulinum toxin.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety The CFS has alerted the trade and is closely monitoring the situation.
Advice to the Trade Stop selling the affected products.
Advice to Consumers Consumers who have purchased the affected products should stop consuming them. They should seek medical advice if symptoms develop.
Further Information The FDA website
The CFS press release