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LISTERIOSIS Definition & Legal Meaning

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Infected ready-to-eat meat, dairy products, salads, and cook chill dishes transmit Listeria monocytogenes, a grampositive bacteria that causes foodborne disease. Dark red rash over legs and trunks, flulike fever, and lethargy, leading to circulatory collapse and shock are its symptoms. Meningitis, inflammation of connective brain tissue, and miscarriages result from it. Temperatures above 74


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