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  1. photo Caramel apples that killed five people tainted with same bacteria used to vilify raw milk; FDA doesn't issue banCaramel apples that killed five people tainted with same bacteria used to vilify raw milk; FDA doesn't issue banNews
    to contract listeriosis annually.Avoid processed foods for your health Caramel apples aren't inherently dangerous, of course, except for maybe the corn syrup and other chemicals found in the caramel itselfRead more
  2. photo Seven-ton hummus recall a nationwide concernSeven-ton hummus recall a nationwide concernNews
    with the following Lot Codes: USE BY JUN/10/14 Eastern Time Stamp and USE BY JUN/12/14 Eastern Time Stamp; Midwest and Pacific Northwest regions of United StatesPeople who develop listeriosis from a Listeria infectionRead more
  3. photo Possible Listeria contamination prompts nationwide fruit recallPossible Listeria contamination prompts nationwide fruit recallNews
    contamination.For a complete list of recalled products, click here: .Pregnant women, children and elderly should be especially cautious...The bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, which causes listeriosis, is knownRead more
  4. photo Pregnant woman contracts Listeria infection from contaminated cantaloupe, gives birth to premature babyPregnant woman contracts Listeria infection from contaminated cantaloupe, gives birth to premature babyNews
    , according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The expecting mother contracted listeriosis, a food-borne disease caused by listeria bacteria, after snacking on some cantaloupeRead more
  5. photo Thousands of vegetables across multiple states recalled for deadly Listeria outbreakThousands of vegetables across multiple states recalled for deadly Listeria outbreakNews
    , as they are more prone to infection. Listeriosis, caused by the listeria bacteria, can take up to 70 days after exposure before causing symptoms. Make sure to check your freezer too. If you froze any of the productsRead more
  6. photo El riesgo de comer alimentos ahumadosEl riesgo de comer alimentos ahumadosTreatment
    , como la listeriosis, una infección bacteriana, que puede aparecer en los alimentos, que se conservan  por largos períodos de tiempo. También puede suceder en las carnes procesadas como las salchichasRead more
  7. photo Junk food company Bimbo Bakeries recalls products due to plastic contaminationJunk food company Bimbo Bakeries recalls products due to plastic contaminationNews
    , struggling to survive, was one of three newborns diagnosed with listeriosis during the time of the outbreak. "A week before she was born, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a voluntary recallRead more
  8. photo Ready-to-eat salad company recalls products due to potential listeria riskReady-to-eat salad company recalls products due to potential listeria riskNews
    ill every year with listeriosis, and 425 of these people will die from it. In addition, pregnant women are 20 times more likely than the average healthy adult to get it. Many potential causesRead more
  9. photo Blue Bell recalls ice cream for possible deadly listeria contaminationBlue Bell recalls ice cream for possible deadly listeria contaminationNews
    and stiffness. The CDC reports that approximately 1,850 Americans will become seriously ill with listeriosis each year, and it will prove fatal for more than 400 of these people. It's important to take this typeRead more
  10. photo Listeria outbreak strikes frozen foods: 47 MILLION pounds recalled; be careful what you consumeListeria outbreak strikes frozen foods: 47 MILLION pounds recalled; be careful what you consumeNews
    , reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The products are sold in all 50 states and in Canada. Listeria is a genus of bacteria that can trigger listeriosis, a serious infection usually causedRead more

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Listeriosis

Disease

Listeriosis is a bacterial infection most commonly caused by Listeria monocytogenes, although L. ivanovii and L. grayi have been reported in certain cases. Listeriosis primarily causes infections of the central nervous system (meningitis, meningoencephalitis, brain abscess, cerebritis) and bacteremia in those who are immunocompromised, pregnant women, and those at the extremes of age (newborns...More