Ohio-based Seniors’ food program shuts down due to Listeria concerns
Posted: February 12th, 2010 - 3:27pm
Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
-Poor sanitation or cross-contamination may have led to the closure.
-Listeria monocytogenes can be deadly for the elderly.
-In 2008, 43 individuals became ill and 22 died during an outbreak from Listeria-contaminated deli meats in Canada. The average age of victims was 77.
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