Deadly listeria outbreak in 6 states linked to deli meat and cheese

On Wednesday the United States Disease Control and Prevention Center announced a deadly outbreak of listeria in six states that has been linked to contaminated deli meat and cheese.

  • CNN – A total of 16 people have been infected, and 13 have been hospitalized, according to reports from six states. One death was reported in Maryland; another person became ill while pregnant and lost their baby, the CDC said in a statement.
  • NBC NEWS – One person died, a woman lost her pregnancy, and over a dozen others were sickened in a listeria outbreak believed to be linked to deli meat and cheese, public health officials said Wednesday.
  • NEWS YORK POST – At least two illnesses were traced back to eateries in the Big Apple: a NetCost Market deli in Brooklyn and another NetCost Market in Staten Island, the CDC said.
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS – Those sickened were from New York, Maryland, Massachusetts, Illinois, New Jersey and California. The death was reported in Maryland, the CDC said.