MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – 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.READ MORE: Semi Driver Killed In I-94 Crash In St. Michael, State Patrol Says
Two older adults in Minnesota got sick in early June after eating the cheese, and one later died.
The cheese is sold in several stores in Minnesota, including Lunds, Byerly’s, Kowalski’s, Whole Foods and several smaller food markets.READ MORE: Man Charged With Murder In Gunfight-Turned-Crash That Killed Autumn Merrick, 18
Listeriosis is a serious infection that is especially bad for older adults, pregnant women, newborns and people with weakened immune systems.
If you have this cheese in your fridge, health officials want you to throw it away.MORE NEWS: Stray Bullets Hit Daycare, Multiple Homes In Brooklyn Park