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Aji Mori recalls sauce due to possible contamination with clostridium botulinum

Aji Mori Sauce Corp., operating as Sushi Koo in Los Angeles, CA, has recalled its chillimami sauce due to being manufactured and distributed without oversight from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Cannery Program, increasing the risk of Clostridium botulinum contamination.

The affected chillimami sauce was distributed at 8474 W 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA and Packaged in a clear plastic bottle with a nozzle and a black label bearing the text "250 ml Net Wt. Expiration date October 1/2024," the product is subject to recall.

As of the FDA's announcement of the recall, no illnesses related to the product had been reported. Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to return it for a full refund or dispose of it safely.

Botulism, if left untreated, can lead to paralysis of the respiratory muscles, potentially resulting in sudden death. Individuals experiencing symptoms of botulism poisoning after consuming the recalled product should seek immediate medical attention, as advised by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).