CDC Warns of Listeria Uutbreak linked to “Soft Serve On The Go” Ice Cream Cups

Published: 08/14/2023

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
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The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a food safety alert regarding an outbreak of Listeria infections.  

Key Points:

  • Two people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported, one from New York and one from Pennsylvania. Both have been hospitalized, and neither died.
  • The true number of sick people in this outbreak is likely higher than the number reported, and the outbreak may not be limited to the states with known illnesses.

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