Listeria

Jeni's Ice Cream at a Chicago grocery outlet. (CBS)

Expert: Fear Of Bacteria Is Well-Founded In Recent Ice Cream Recalls

Listeria is a common bacteria, but it can be deadly, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/24/2015

Jeni's Ice Cream at a Chicago grocery outlet. (CBS)

Jeni’s Ice Cream Shops Close, Products Recalled, Amid Bacteria Scare

The company says listeria was found in a sample taken by the Nebrasksa Department of Agriculture.

04/23/2015

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Source Of Listeria Linked To Wisconsin Cheese Still Unknown

Inspectors haven’t yet determined the source of a Midwest listeria outbreak linked to a Wisconsin cheesemaker, the company’s president said.

07/09/2013

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State Looking Into Case Of Listeria Tied To Cheese

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is urging consumers who may have purchased Les Frères cheese made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese, a Wisconsin producer, to dispose of it, as it has been linked to a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis.

07/04/2013

A Sam's Club in Des Plaines. (Credit: Getty)

Smoked Salmon Recalled At Illinois Sam’s Clubs

The smoked salmon is being recalled due to listeria concerns.

12/28/2012

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Suit: Man Contracts Listeria From Cantaloupe Purchased At Aldi

A man contracted listeria after eating a cantaloupe purchased at an Aldi store in the South Side Jeffrey Manor neighborhood last September, a negligence lawsuit filed Tuesday claims.

02/28/2012

Cantaloupe

Expert: More People Might Get Sick From Tainted Cantaloupe

So far, Illinois has seen only one confirmed case of listeriosis from tainted cantaloupe, but cases could be showing up well past Halloween.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011