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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Meat and Cheese
Deli meats (cold cuts, lunch meats, hot dogs, and pâtés sold at the deli) and cheeses are known sources of Listeria illnesses. This is because Listeria can easily spread among food on deli countertops, deli slicers, surfaces, and hands. Listeria is a hardy germ that can be difficult to fully remove once it is in the deli. It can survive and grow at cold temperatures in the refrigerator.
Information collected so far shows that deli meat and cheese purchased at deli counters in multiple states are the likely...
This Week in Retail: Sizing Up August, Back to School Needs
With August now in full swing, households are eager to enjoy the final weeks of summer.
Labor Day weekend, which marks the unofficial end of the summer season, is four weeks away while the NFL season officially kicks off shortly after on September 8.
In some states, kids are returning to school in less than two weeks. Circulars are proactively promoting back-to-school staples including snacks along with breakfast and sandwich items—giving a boost to lunch meat sales...
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