Hearts of Romaine Salad Recall


US/Silver Spring: Fresh Express recalls some Hearts of Romaine Salads due to Listeria hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/e3l3E

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm321480.htm

About Listeria poisoning:
The bacteria that cause Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning) most often produce a gastrointestinal illness that can be quite serious or even fatal. Listeriosis in pregnancy, for example, may cause a miscarriage or fetal death. In other cases, people can develop Septicemia (a serious blood infection) or Meningitis (an inflammation of the covering of the brain).

Learn about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning) from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/IScAKJ

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