Skip to comments.Listeria Pathogen Can Be FataL
Posted on 04/10/2017 12:00:37 PM PDT by Sean_Anthony
Meat contaminated with Listeria will not show signs of spoilage, such as sliminess or odor. You can't smell a food and tell it it is safe
Listeria monocytogenes bacteria can cause a potentially fatal disease in people with vulnerable immune systems. Listeria infection is the third leading cause of death from food poisoning in the United States. About 1,600 people get sick from Listeria each year and about 260 die. 1
A number of food borne outbreaks in recent years have been attributed to Listeria. In 2016, a total of 358 frozen food products were recalled amid a Listeria outbreak that hit at least three states. 2
Cook your meat?
Listeria outbreaks have been linked to, drumroll, illegal aliens.
I’ll have the potato salad....
Can’t stand the idea of sushi, so it must be a survival instinct.
I had the lasagna.
It’s so hard to prevent. You have to actually COOK your raw meat.
Oh noes! We’re all gonna die.
Ack! I used to gargle with that stuff. It was either that or Colgate for mouthwash back in the day.
Good choice, they discontinued the Fresh Express Bat mix.
Def Leppard: “ Listeria, from the deer.”
Hepatitis as well, I believe.
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