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CDC investigating the outbreak of listeria associated with Big Olav Creamery brand ice cream

(CNN)The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating outbreaks of Listeria infections associated with BigOlaf Creamery brand ice cream. I am. , The agency said on Saturday.

Ice cream is only sold in Florida. Manufacturers voluntarily contact retailers not to recommend selling ice cream products until further notice. According to the CDC, consumers who have ice cream at home should throw it away and clean places, containers, and utensils that may have touched the product.

In interviews with 17 infected people, 14 reported eating ice cream and 6 ate BigOlaf Creamery branded ice cream or wherever BigOlaf Creamery might have provided it. I remember that.

So far, 23 people have been infected in 10 states, and "almost all" lived or traveled to Florida the month before the infection, "the agency said in a previous press release. Said in. Florida.

One death from an infected strain was reported in Illinois, and 22 people were hospitalized. Five people infected during pregnancy and one fetal loss were reported. Pregnant people are at high risk of being infected with Listeria.