By David Mittleman

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

Experts are particularly concerned about the health and safety of pregnant women and the …read more