CDC: more ill in listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads

February 26, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced three more have fallen ill in a listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads. A Dole processing facility in Springfield, Ohio has been cited by the CDC as the likely source of the multistate outbreak.

The new reported cases, one in Missouri and two in Ohio, bring the total illnesses to 18. The most recent illness was diagnosed on Jan. 31, according to the CDC.

The CDC investigation into the outbreak, which began in September 2015, is still ongoing. For more information and updates, visit the CDC website.

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