Deadly food poisoning in Chile

A batch of Santa Rosa brand camenbert cheese (batch number 073 210, expiration date May 23rd) was contaminated with Listeria bacteria and has been recalled in Santiago and Bio Bio. Investigations linked this product to 34 cases of food poisoning that included 5 deaths. Santiago was the most affected, with 18 cases and 4 deaths. Travellers who may have purchased this product should not consume it.

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