Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 9:29 am
This apple-topped salad is one of several products being recalled for potential contamination with the bacteria <em>Listeria</em> <em>monocytogenes</em>
Credit Ready Pac, Inc.
If you've been applauding yourself recently for choosing the apple slices over the french fries for your kid's fast food meal, or an apple-laden prepackaged salad for your own dinner, you might want to hit the pause button.
Last fall, a listeria outbreak in cantaloupes traced to a southeastern Colorado farm killed thirty people and sickened dozens more in 28 states. The economic fallout from the tragedy has also been far reaching.