Make Our Food Safe
07/08/2013

"After Death, Minn. Health Dept. Warns of Listeria in Soft Cheese"

Minnesota Public Radio | Lorna Benson

"ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Listeria outbreak linked to a soft, Brie-style cheese has sickened two people in Minnesota. And one of the victims has died.

The Minnesota Department of Health says both people became ill after eating products made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese based in Wisconsin. Cases in at least three other states have also been traced back to the company's products.

Mary Choi of the state health department said consumers should discard any Crave Brothers cheese still in their refrigerator."

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