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Listeria Concerns In Illinois

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Health officials in Illinois are investigating an illness that has been linked to a multi-state outbreak of listeria. One Illinois resident became sick after eating cheese from Wisconsin in May.

Officials say you should dispose of Les Freres cheese made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese of Wisconsin.  

Listeria can lead to severe illness for women who are pregnant or people who have a weakened immune system.

For more information, go to the Food and Drug Administration website: http://www.fda.gov/Food/RecallsOutbreaksEmergencies/Outbreaks/ucm359588.htm