USA: Franconia plant is most likely source of Pilgrim’s Pride listeria outbreak, says CDC
The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has said that turkey deli meat produced at Pilgrim's Pride's Franconia plant is the "most likely source" of a listeria outbreak that has sickened around 40 people and caused seven fatalities. The CDC found that the strain of bacteria discovered in a drain at Pilgrim's Pride Franconia, Pennsylvania plant is the same strain responsible for a listeria outbreak in the northeastern US.
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