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Listeria outbreak with cantaloupes is the  deadliest (23 deaths so far) in 25 years! Not very Happy news, but something to know a bit about.
Here's the 411 from the CDC

It can take up to 2 months, after getting it in your system,  for some people to show signs of it.

Symptoms include fever and muscle aches, often with other gastrointestinal symptoms.

The CDC has reported illnesses in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Colorado has the most illnesses with 34, while Texas has reported 17, New Mexico 13 and Oklahoma 11.

10/13/2011 6:07AM
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