Federal officials have identified at least one brand of cheese of interest in their investigation of an outbreak of Listeria infections. The FDA is warning that consumers, restaurants and retailers should not eat, sell, or serve El Abuelito brand queso fresco cheese. The Food and Drug Administration has been working on the outbreak investigation with agencies in several states. This evening the FDA announced that the Connecticut Department of Public Health collected product samples of El Abuelito-brand Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses from a store where an outbreak patient bought cheeses.

 

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