Symptoms of the illness include double vision, slurred speech, drooping eyelids and muscle weakness. "And she's saying, basically she's saying 'Sister, I need you here now.'" Theresa Kelly told KTXL. Among them, 29 guests were confirmed to have botulism, one of whom died from respiratory failure shortly after arriving at the hospital.
Rare cases of botulism occur when too much botulinum toxin is injected into the body for cosmetic reasons, while the most common source of botulism cases come from improper preparation of homemade food such as home-canned food products.
The California Department of Public Health, in collaboration with Sacramento County Public Health (SCPH) and neighboring county public health departments, is continuing to investigate an outbreak of foodborne botulism. The next day, Kelly was placed on ventilators and admitted to the ICU where she has spent the last three weeks, even missing her birthday last May 17.
The "what-ifs" torturing the Kelly family all stem from Lavinia Kelly's choice to drizzle the Doritos she bought at a Walnut Grove gas station on April 21 with nacho cheese sauce from the deli area.
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Sacramento County health investigators have connected all five cases to the Valley Oak Food and Fuel station in Walnut Grove, as Fox 40 reports, with the most serious case possibly being 33-year-old Lavinia Kelly, who remains in intensive care. "It's insane", said Lavinia's mother Dawn Kelly.
She's now spending her third week in intensive care.
Theresa said she was grateful her sister can recover from the illness.
The Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station has had its business permit to sell drinks and food taken away by Sacramento health officials. "I know they probably didn't make the cheese per se, but they handle that stuff in the store".
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"Only human mistakes create the environment for botulinum toxin to form", her attorney told the Bee.
Kelly's family filed a civil lawsuit in the Superior Court of California on Tuesday, according to Food Safety News. 'We will use the lawsuit to learn more about the source of the food product that was contaminated. The U.S. saw 161 confirmed cases of botulism in 2014, only 15 of which were food-borne, according to the most recent report on botulism from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "That's an essential question".
The family has set up a GoFundMe account to help with medical costs.
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State Department said the episode was "deeply disturbing" and promised that an investigation would hold those responsible to account.