Organic Mangoes Recalled for Listeria Contamination
The Food and Drug Administration recently issued a recall of organic mangoes sold under the Purity Organic brand because they tested positive for Listeria. Listeria is a bacteria that can cause serious illness, particularly in vulnerable populations such as the elderly, newborns, immune-compromised adults, and pregnant women. A person with Listeriosis, the infection caused by consuming foods contaminated with Listeria, will experience fever and muscle aches along with gastrointestinal upset.
Pregnant Women Told to Exercise Particular Caution