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Emerging Pathogens: Listeria Threatens a Growing Senior Population


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Carrie
- 1033 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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Comments

Jason S. (50)
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 (240)
Monday September 30, 2013, 8:19 pm
Thanks Carrie.
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Monday September 30, 2013, 9:44 pm
It is hell to be old.
 

Winn Adams (201)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 7:36 am
Thanks
 

Patricia H. (440)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 11:52 am
great share
 

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

Michael Kirkby (96)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 4:28 pm
Noted
 

Julie W. (29)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 2:53 am
Not sure what we can do about it - and I'm in that senior age group.
 

Karen Kersten-Chestney (112)
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.
 

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

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Friday October 4, 2013, 5:08 am
Noted. Interesting, good information. TY Carrie
 
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