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BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 26 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:920

Listeriosis outbreak in US kills seven: In the largest ever incident, 12.2m kg of precooked turkey and chicken have been recalled because of an outbreak of listeriosis in the northeastern United States. Forty six people have been admitted to hospital, with seven deaths and three miscarriages or stillbirths in pregnant women. Some meat was sent to schools …

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