Make Our Food Safe
10/14/2011

"Giant Eagle recalls lettuce on listeria threat"

Reuters |

"Listeria-tainted cantaloupes have killed at least 23 people across 12 states in recent weeks, matching the death toll in a 1998 outbreak, health officials have said.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has told Giant Eagle about the presence of listeria in a routine test of Giant Eagle Farmer's Market eight-ounce package of shredded iceberg lettuce, the company said in a statement dated on Wednesday and appearing on the FDA website..."

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