Madrid, (EFE).- Laboratory analyzes have confirmed a case in Madrid associated with the consumption of potato tortillas distributed by the Palacios group, which has already withdrawn them from the market, with which there are already five affected by this outbreak, which leaves two other suspicions in Malaga and the Valencian Community.
This is a 49-year-old person who began his first symptoms on July 10 and whose case was reported four days later by the Public Health Directorate to the Health Alerts and Emergencies Coordination Center (CCAES), which until yesterday maintained him as a probable case of poisoning from this outbreak.
According to the report that the CCAES has just updated, those affected by botulism remain at seven, but now with five confirmed -in addition to the one from Madrid, the two Italian citizens who bought one of these tortillas in Valladolid on June 30 and two other people from Asturias and Galicia- and two probables, one in Malaga -a 27-year-old person who has not required hospitalization- and the Valencian Community.
A “very, very, rare” disease
However, the director of the Agency for Food Safety, Environmental Health and Consumption of Asturias, José Ignacio Altolaguirre, has called for calm because it is a “very, very, infrequent” disease generally associated with poorly processed homemade preserves and in some cases to sausages, but “never” to packaged tortillas, so that this outbreak is something “very unusual.”
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