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Listeria Outbreak Leads to Recall of 16 Cheese Brands

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0  Updated at 5:14 pm, February 24th, 2014 By: ABC Digital
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Sixteen varieties of cheese are being recalled after some were linked to a death in California and illnesses in newborns.  

The recalled cheeses are made by Roos Foods of Delaware and include the company’s Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima and Anita brands.  The Centers for Disease Control says the company’s cheeses are linked to a listeria outbreak.  

One person has died in California, and seven — including infants — reportedly became ill in Maryland.  

The cheeses were sold in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

To view a list of the recalled cheeses, click here.

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