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CDC links peaches, nectarines, plums to deadly listeria outbreak

Posted on AllSides November 21st, 2023
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One person died and 10 others were hospitalized from an outbreak of listeria that has been tied to whole peaches, nectarines and plums, federal health officials said. 

On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a food safety alert that 11 people across seven states had been affected by the outbreak strain of listeria linked to HMC Group Marketing, Inc., which does business as HMC Farms.

The death occurred in California, CDC data showed.

However, the actual number of infections is "likely higher than the number reported,"...

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