Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
The Minnesota Department of Health has a warning about caramel apples linked to a listeria outbreak. Four people in Minnesota got sick in late October and November — and two of them died. Health officials say the commercially-produced apples were purchased from Cub Foods, Kwik Trip and Mike’s Discount Foods.
A Burnsville company that makes custom frozen foods is recalling more than 60,000 pounds of meat and poultry products after food safety officials say a sample tested positive for listeria.
An outbreak of Listeria linked to a Wisconsin cheese maker is being blamed for the death of one person in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the multi-state outbreak is being linked to Les Frères Cheese, made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese In Waterloo, Wis. Two adults in Minnesota got sick in early June after eating the cheese, and one person died.