Sausages recalled for bacteria infection
Gold Star Sausage is recalling approximately 7,000 kilogrammes of sausage
products that may be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria
The company, based in Denver, Colorado, says that the problem was dicovered
through testing by a a non-government institution. The US Food Safety Inspection
Service said no reports of illnesses have been made.
were dispersed to a total of eighteen states across the US - for a complete
list, see the FSIS site
Eating food contaminated with Listeria
monocytogenes can cause listeriosis. The disease is not very common, but
could be fatal. Listeriosis can cause high fever, headache, neck stiffness and
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