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State, Federal Health Officials Continue to Investigate Deadly Listeria Outbreak


Health & Wellness  (tags: California, Maryland, listeria outbreak, food, illness, death, warning, safety )

Carrie
- 1158 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
One death in California and seven illnesses in Maryland are blamed on the outbreak. All the victims are Hispanics, and among them are two mother-infant pairs and a newborn. All but one of the victims required hospitalization.



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Vallee R (280)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:03 pm
This is getting out of control - all these illnesses and outbreaks - I can only believe that the government is behind a majority of it.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:15 pm
This seems to be an ongoing problem here now which never was heard of happening when I was growing up. Unacceptable!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:16 pm
I agree with Val R. this happens far too often to be a coincidence.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 11:13 am
Ahhh...but remember that the last four major outbreaks of food poisoning ~ from lettuce and spinach contaminated with E. coli and listeria ~ three in the U.S. and one in Canada were traced back to organic farm products. And that's been in just the past couple years.
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 12:34 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Debra T (17)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 4:50 pm
Noted
 

Kathleen R (138)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 6:04 pm
read & noted
 

Pogle S (88)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 12:10 pm
Nasty stuff!
 
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