ROUND LAKE, N.Y. (AP) – Death Wish cold brew coffee is being recalled because it could contain a deadly toxin.
Death Wish Coffee Co. says it’s recalling 11-ounce Nitro Cold Brew cans after determining that its manufacturing process could lead to growth of bacteria producing botulin toxin.READ MORE: Rift Between Boy Scouts And Their Religious Partners Grows As Groups Wrestles With Bankruptcy
The toxin causes botulism, a rare illness that attacks the nervous system. Symptoms start with weakness of muscles in the face, mouth and throat.
Mike Brown, founder of the upstate N.Y.-based company, says production of Nitro Cold Brew is being halted until an additional manufacturing process is implemented.READ MORE: As Deportations Continue In Texas, Mexican Forces Surround Migrant Camp Along The Rio Grande
The company says no illnesses have been reported.
Consumers are advised to dispose of any Death Wish Nitro or return it for a refund.MORE NEWS: As Rumors Swirl, Actor Matthew McConaughey Says He's 'Measuring' Texas Gubernatorial Run
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