Popular Super Bowl snacks have been recalled due to possible listeria contamination

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Super Bowl staples were recalled due to a listeria outbreak that affected seven-layer bean dip, chicken enchiladas, cilantro salad dressing and taco kits.

Milk products made by Rizo Lopez Foods are the source of the listeria outbreak that has killed two people and sickened more than two dozen since 2014, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a news release.

The agency said the recalled dairy products and products made with the recalled dairy products expanded Friday to include popular brands such as Trader Joe’s and 365 Whole Foods Market.

Other brands include: Bright Farms, Campesino, Casa Cardenas, Dole, Don Francisco, Don Pancho, Dos Ranchitos, El Huache, Food City, Fresh Express, HEB, La Ordena, Marketside, Chief’s Choice sit, Ready Pac Bistro, Rio Grande, Rizo Bros, Rojos, San Carlos, Santa Maria, Tio Francisco, Trader Joe’s, 365 Whole Foods Market.

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Food to remember

This image provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, shows cheese brands recalled in the wake of a decade-long outbreak of listeria food poisoning that killed two and more than two dozen were sick. (CDC via AP)

The CDC said 26 people were infected with the listeria outbreak from eleven states.

The group noted that 23 of those who were infected were in hospital, and two died there Texas and California.

The CDC noted that the “true number” of people sickened by this listeria outbreak is “likely higher” because some people recover without medical care or are not tested. – never


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Health officials investigated illnesses in 2017 and 2021, but were unable to determine the source based on new laboratory and diagnostic information when more people became ill in December, officials said.

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“CDC investigated this outbreak in 2017 and 2021. Epidemiological evidence in previous investigations pointed to queso fresco and other similar cheeses as the source of the outbreak, but information to enough to identify a particular brand,” the CDC said. “The CDC opened the investigation in January 2024 after reporting new infections in December 2023 and the strain was found in a sample of cheese from Rizo-López Foods. “

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Symptoms of Listeria

Listeria, which can cause serious and even fatal infections in young children or people with weakened immune systems.

Among pregnant womenlisteria can cause miscarriage or stillbirth.

Pregnant women usually have fever, muscle aches, and fatigue.

Symptoms usually begin within 2 weeks after eating food contaminated with Listeria, but they can start as early as the same day or as long as 10 weeks later, the CDC said.

The CDC said that non-pregnant people usually have a fever, muscle aches and fatigue. They may also experience headaches, stiff necks, confusion, loss of balance, or seizures.


US health officials say at least one death is linked to an outbreak of listeria food poisoning linked to sliced ​​deli meats and cheeses that has sickened 16 people in six states, including 13 a was in the hospital. ((Elizabeth White/CDC via AP, File/AP Newsroom))

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The CDC urged customers who may have purchased the recalled products to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

“Don’t eat any cheese that has been recalled or dairy products“, said the CDC.

Rizo-López Foods said in a press release that “consumers should check their refrigerators and freezers for any of the products listed and get rid of them.”

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The company advised consumers to call the company at (833) 296-2233, which is manned 24 hours a day.

Rizo-López Foods did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.

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