E.A. Sween Announces Product Recalls Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
E.A. Sween Company announced the recall of multiple products due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes
, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria
infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.