A Listeria outbreak linked to deli-sliced meats and cheeses has ended after sickening 10 people, one of whom has died. That cases were reported from five states: Massachusetts (1), Michigan (2), New Jersey (2), New York (2), Pennsylvania (3). The fatality was reported from Michigan.
The outbreak began on November 13, 2016. The most recent case was reported on June 20, 2019. The case patients range in age from 40 to 88 years old. All of them were hospitalized. One person died.
During interviews with health officials, the people sickened in this outbreak reported purchasing and eating sliced meats and cheeses purchased from grocery store deli counters. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA’s FSIS) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed records from grocery stores where patients purchased these products but were unable to find a single common source.
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