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  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) can legally prevent food from being shipped, or order food recalls, if they detect any Listeria bacteria.
  • Listeria has been found on raw vegetables, fish, poultry, raw (unpasteurized) milk, fresh meat, processed meat (such as deli meat, hot dogs, and canned meat), and certain soft cheeses.
  • Complications of Listeria infection include: meningitis, sepsis, miscarriage, stillbirth, pneumonia, shock endocarditis, abscess (localized infection) formation, and eye inflammation.
  • However, Escherichia coli (E. coli) 0157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes, bacterial causes of food borne illnesses, have caused increased concern in developed nations.
  • Listeriosis is considered a food-borne illness because most people are probably infected after eating food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.