Listeriosis outbreak claims 20th victim

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Wednesday, October 08, 2008

The number of deaths due to an outbreak of listeriosis linked to a Maple Leaf Foods deli meat plant in Toronto continues to rise.

The Public Health Agency of Canada confirmed another death related to the outbreak, which raises the number of deaths to 20. There are currently 53 confirmed cases and six deaths are still under investigation, according to www.phac-aspc.gc.ca
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