Popcorn recall! Popcorn recall! Popcorn recall!
October 2nd, 2012
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Dale and Thomas Popcorn is voluntarily recalling bags of its flavored, ready-to-eat Indiana-brand products due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that is pathogenic –- meaning that it is infectious to humans, causing the illness listeriosis. It is most dangerous to young children, the elderly, people with a weakened immune system and pregnant women. Listeria can cause a high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

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Consumer resources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Food and Drug Administration's Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts
FDA Food Safety
United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety Education

More on food poisoning from CNN Health and all foodborne illness coverage on Eatocracy

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    Aw, this was an incredibly nice post. Finding the time and actual effort to generate
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    January 7, 2014 at 6:28 am |
  2. Jesse Tyron

    my abdominal pains are usually caused by bloating and indigestion, i better control my diet.,

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    January 4, 2013 at 10:39 pm |
  3. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Home-made is better anyway. That way, I can put extra listeria in the gf's and less in mine.

    October 2, 2012 at 3:58 pm |
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