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19K Pounds Of Meat Recalled Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

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Garden Fresh Foods of Milwaukee, Wisc. is recalling 19,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham  because of possible Listeria contamination.

The products are sold nationwide under several names, including Market Pantry and Archer Farms.

Read more about the recall from the USDA.

The contamination was discovered through testing by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Listeria is a very serious disease for humans, the two main manifestations are meningitis and sepsis. It can also lead to miscarriages in women and is especially dangerous for people with weakened immune systems.

So far, there have been no reports of illnesses due to these products. If you or anyone you know is concerned about an illness, contact your local health care provider.

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