Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Ian's Recalls Products Due To Risk Of Contamination By Listeria Bacteria

Thursday - Jan 27, 2011

From the Illinois Department of Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 24, 2011 - Ian's is voluntarily recalling specific lot numbers of two products due to a risk of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy persons may suffer only short- term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women.

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