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Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, has recently been recognized as an important public health problem in the United States. The disease affects primarily persons of advanced age, pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. However, persons without these risk factors can also rarely be affected. The risk may be reduced by following a few simple recommendations.
Coles contaminated chicken recalled in four states

Coles contaminated chicken recalled in four states

Canadian company shoulders blame for food poisoning outbreak

Canadian company shoulders blame for food poisoning outbreak

Contaminated meat responsible for deaths of 12 Canadians

Contaminated meat responsible for deaths of 12 Canadians

Less invasive approach for the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

Less invasive approach for the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

Listeria at a milk processing plant to blame for 3 deaths

Listeria at a milk processing plant to blame for 3 deaths

Contaminated milk responsible for three deaths and a miscarriage

Contaminated milk responsible for three deaths and a miscarriage

FDA warns consumers not to consume Organic Pastures raw cream

FDA warns consumers not to consume Organic Pastures raw cream

Listeriosis and pregnancy

Listeriosis and pregnancy

New treatment for food poisoning

New treatment for food poisoning

Researchers synthesize nisin in a test tube

Researchers synthesize nisin in a test tube

Soft cheeses health threat to expectant mums

Soft cheeses health threat to expectant mums

Report finds Listeria Rule sparks major industry changes

Report finds Listeria Rule sparks major industry changes

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise