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  • Whole Foods Market is recalling a line of cheese after a listeria contamination killed

  • one person and put several others in the hospital.

  • "Bacteria in Crave Brothers' Les Frères product has already killed at least one person." (Via CNN)

  • "It was sold in at least 30 states and should be thrown away immediately. Crave Brothers

  • cheese, be careful." (Via Fox News)

  • According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, five people with the same strain of listeriosis

  • have been hospitalized across four midwestern states.

  • Listeriosis is a serious illness caused from ingesting bacteria known as listeriawhich

  • can be found in poorly processed deli meats and unpasteurized milk products.

  • Listeriosis causes gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting diarrhea and abdominal

  • pain, along with fatigue and muscle aches.

  • It also may produce symptoms similar to meningitis, such as stiffening of the neck and frontal

  • headache and feverwhich can progress to inflammation of the brain resulting in

  • confusion and delirium. (Via Forbes)

  • It is particularly dangerous for those with weakened immune systemssuch as the elderly

  • or very young. It's also particularly dangerous for expectant motherswhere the illness

  • often results in miscarriages or stillborn births. (Via ABC)

  • One the five hospitalized is believed to have suffered a miscarriage as a result of contracting

  • the illness. The Crave Brothers company has voluntarily recalled several cheeses made

  • on or before July 1.

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