US: One dead in Mexican-style cheese listeria outbreak
One person has died and a further seven have been hospitalised in a multi-state listeria outbreak associated with Mexican-style cheese produced by Roos Foods.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Delaware-based Roos Foods has been identified as the source of the contamination, which has impacted consumers in California and Maryland.
Samples of Cuajada en Terron, collected by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, have been found to contain Listeria monocytogenes, the US Food and Drug Administration confirmed.
The company has initiated a recall of cheese produced under the Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima and Anita brands. The cheeses were distributed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. through retail stores.
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