Deadly Listeria outbreak prompts dairy product recall at Costcos, Walmart and others

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A nationwide dairy recall linked to a deadly listeria outbreak has been expanded to see products sold astatine Costco, Walmart and different awesome retailers. 

The recalled products see snack wraps, taco kits, crockery kits and different foods sold astatine market stores crossed nan U.S. pinch dairy ingredients made by Rizo-López Foods, Inc. Health officials said grounds linked nan company's dairy products to an ongoing deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that has been nether investigation since 2014.

At slightest 26 group person fallen sick from consuming cheeses, crema and yogurt made by Rizo-López Foods, pinch 2 deaths and 23 hospitalizations successful 11 states, according to nan U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). States pinch cases see Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Washington. 

SPINACH SOLD IN 7 STATES RECALLED OVER POTENTIAL LISTERIA CONTAMINATION

Listeria monocytogenes can origin superior and sometimes fatal infection successful children, nan aged aliases group pinch weakened immune systems. Symptoms usually commencement wrong 2 weeks aft eating nutrient contaminated pinch Listeria, but whitethorn commencement arsenic early arsenic nan aforesaid time aliases arsenic precocious arsenic 100 weeks after. Mild symptoms whitethorn see fever, musculus aches, nausea, fatigue, vomiting and diarrhea, according to nan CDC and FDA. 

The expanded callback comes aft a sample of Rizo Bros Aged Cotija tested affirmative for Listeria monocytogenes during a sampling conducted by nan Hawaii State Department of Health's Food and Drug Branch successful January 2024, nan U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said. 

CDC CONCERNED WITH SPIKE IN ILLNESSES LINKED TO SOME TIANEPTINE PRODUCTS

The uncovering prompted Rizo-López Foods to voluntarily callback 1 batch of Rizo Bros Aged Cotija Mexican Grating Cheese (8oz) connected January 11, 2024. New illnesses reported successful December 2023 prompted nan CDC and FDA to reopen its listeria investigation and, successful response, Rizo-López Foods issued a voluntary callback of its cheese, yogurt and sour pick products connected Feb. 5, 2024 that has since been expanded. 

Recalled dairy products and products made pinch recalled dairy products are sold nether nan marque names Bright Farms, Campesino, Casa Cardenas, Dole, Don Francisco, Don Pancho, Dos Ranchitos, El Huache, Food City, Fresh & Ready Foods, Fresh Express, H-E-B, La Ordena, Marketside, Maverick Foods, President’s Choice, Ready Pac Bistro, Rio Grande, Rizo Bros, Rojos, San Carlos, Santa Maria, The Perfect Bite Co., Tio Francisco, Trader Joe’s and 365 Whole Foods Market.

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Retailers wherever these products are sold see Costco, Walmart, Save Mart, Lucky, Stater Bros. Markets, Fresh & Ready Foods and Sprouts Farmers Market. 

Retailers wherever these products are sold arsenic unbranded taco kits and meals see Albertsons, Carrs-Safeway, Costco, Eagle, Lucky, Jack & Olive, Pavilions, Randalls, Safeway, Save Mart, Shaw's, Sprig & Sprout, Sprouts, Star Market, Stater Bros. Markets, Tom Thumb, and Vons.

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Consumers are warned not to eat, waste aliases service nan recalled products. Throw them away. Those pinch suspected symptoms of listeriosis should interaction their wellness attraction supplier to study their symptoms and person treatment.