Health advisory: Listeria outbreak in Australia has proven lethal

Posted on February 14, 2013 • Filed under: Australia, Tourist Warning, Travel Health

According to, “A NSW man has been confirmed as the third fatality in Australia’s largest outbreak of listeria. The death of the 68-year-old man late last month was confirmed by Victoria’s acting chief health officer as being linked to the outbreak at Jindi, one of the nation’s biggest cheese companies…Twenty-six cases have been identified so far, including a NSW woman who had a miscarriage…led to the recall of more than 100 cheese products, but it has warned there could be more cases and further fatalities.” Read Article

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