After an outbreak of Listeria in Several states, including Michigan, are investigating health officials.
There are eight cases of Listeria monocytogenes in four states, including a Michigan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 19659006] No further details on the deadly case have been published.
There are indications that meat and cheese cut at deli counters may be contaminated and people may become ill. Health officials have not named stores or identified Deli products that may have spread the bacteria.
The CDC does not advise consumers to stop eating food prepared in Delis. Health officials recommend cleaning and sanitizing retail stores, deli slicers, and areas where Deli products are stored or served.
Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and potentially fatal infections in infants, the frail or elderly, pregnant women, and immunocompromised people. It can also lead to miscarriage or stillbirths.
Usually, healthy people suffer from high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.