Timeline of Reported Cases

Final Update

Posted September 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM ET

This investigation is over. This outbreak is a reminder that deli products, such as sliced meats and cheeses, can have Listeria bacteria. People who are at higher risk for Listeria infection should avoid eating hot dogs, lunch meats, cold cuts, and other deli meats, unless they are heated to an internal temperature of 165°F or until steaming hot just before serving.

People infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes, by month of isolation*

Epi curve of people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria, by date of illness onset, as of September 25, 2019.

*n=10 for whom information was reported as of September 26, 2019.

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