Listeria Outbreak

Alyssa Hernandez

Listeria Outbreak  

    Retailers and consumers are warned not to serve, sell, use or consume the prepackaged hard-boiled eggs. The CDC said four of seven people who reported infections have been hospitalized. Those affected were said to be in Florida, Maine, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and one death in Texas.  

    Symptoms of Listeria infection include fever, flu-like symptoms such as fatigue and muscle aches, as well as headaches, confusion, and balance loss. Those affected with Listeria will realize in one to four weeks. Listeria infections during pregnancy can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, or life-threatening infection of the newborn, the CDC warns. 

    CDC is recommending consumers to throw out any store-bought hard-boiled eggs, or foods that contain hard boiled eggs.