Unusual outbreak of Listeria food poisoning

January 19, 2015 at 10:52 AM

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other agencies are investigating a serious multistate outbreak ofListeria monocytogenes infection linked to caramel-coated apple products.

The outbreak has so far affected 32 people in 11 states and 31 of those have been hospitalised. Seven deaths have been recorded and listeriosis is thought to have contributed to at least three of these. Ten of the cases occurred in pregnant women, with one resulting in the loss of the foetus.

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