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Emerging Pathogens: Listeria Threatens a Growing Senior Population


Health & Wellness  (tags: listeria, food, illness, health, risks, death, research, safety, prevention, news, warning )

Carrie
- 304 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
People 65 and older are four times more likely to get sick from Listeria poisoning than the general population, and pregnant women - who may not develop listeriosis themselves but whose babies could be threatened - are 10 times more likely.



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Jason S. (57)
Monday September 30, 2013, 8:06 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday September 30, 2013, 8:18 pm
Those are scary statistics for sure. Thanks Carrie.
 

Linda Moore (218)
Monday September 30, 2013, 8:19 pm
Thanks Carrie.
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Monday September 30, 2013, 9:44 pm
It is hell to be old.
 

Winn Adams (190)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 7:36 am
Thanks
 

Patricia H. (468)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 11:52 am
great share
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 1:20 pm
read & noted
 

Micheael Kirkbym (83)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 4:28 pm
Noted
 

Julie W. (20)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 2:53 am
Not sure what we can do about it - and I'm in that senior age group.
 

Karen Chestney (103)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 3:53 am
Thanks for the "reminder'----ALWAYS----ALWAYS, wash your produce. cook meats properly. be careful---it will pay off.
 

Lis T. (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 9:56 am
Thank you for the good information..
 

Franshisca Dearmas (97)
Friday October 4, 2013, 5:08 am
Noted. Interesting, good information. TY Carrie
 
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