Listeria Concerns Prompt Vegetable Recall

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Amid concerns of the spread of the food borne illness, Listeria, Dole voluntarily recalls bagged salads. Click on the link for details.

Listeriosis, a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, is an important public health problem in the United States . The disease primarily affects older adults, pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. However, rarely, people without these risk factors can also be affected. The risk may be reduced by following a few simple recommendations.

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Photo of Deborah McGiffin, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDeborah McGiffinCounty Extension Director (910) 947-4650 deborah_mcgiffin@ncsu.eduMoore County, North Carolina
Posted on Jan 26, 2016
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