Father Of Two Dies From Botulism Linked To Sacramento Gas Station

The amount of affected people has climbed to 10, including Martin Galindo-Larios Jr.—a 37-year-old married father of two according to CBS News.

Related: Four Cases Of Botulism Have Been Linked To Sacramento Area Gas Station

Botulism is a pretty rare type of food poisoning that is marked by symptoms including paralysis, breathing difficulty and sometimes death. In fact, often times victims require time on ventilators.

Related: Walnut Grove Botulism Victim Suing After Three Weeks In Intensive Care 

Family members told CBS that Martin was on a ventilator after falling into a coma. Tests confirmed botulism in the nacho cheese dip that was removed from Valley Oak Fuel and Food on May 5.

Related: Officials Have Nailed Down The Cause Of Sacramento’s Botulism Outbreak

Gehl foods, a Wisconsin-based company, distributed the cheese and is working with health officials to determine the cause of contamination.

 

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