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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Candied Apples Kills 5

Serious Listeria Outbreak in Prepackaged Candied Apples Leads to 5 Deaths A serious listeria¬†outbreak has led to the deaths of 5 people and hospitalizations in 21 others, and has been linked back to prepackaged candied apples. The Centers for Disease Control reports that, between October and November this year, 28 people in 10 states in the US have been infected with listeria because of the candied apples, and developed listeriosis, which is a life-threatening illness. The listeria outbreak is so dangerous that the CDC urges consumers to not … [Read more...]