WASHINGTON (AP) — A Delaware company has recalled 16 varieties of cheese after some of the products were linked to a death in California and illnesses in newborns.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the cheeses produced by Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., are linked to a listeria outbreak. The recalled products are the company's Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima and Anita brands.
The cheeses are distributed in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. The CDC says there was one death in California. And seven people in Maryland say they got sick after eating the cheese.
Listeria is especially dangerous to pregnant women because it easily passes through to the fetus.
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