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Sir appreciate the warning it's the deadliest food outbreak in the last decade so far the mysterious disease from -- -- -- spread to nineteen states killing at least fifteen people and sickening 84 more now.
It's apparently spread to let us now truly farms is recalling over 2000 cartons other -- that has been shipped to 21 states and Canada.
Joining us is doctors and our -- from our medical eighteen this is frightening doctor thanks for being here this morning what the people look out for at this point.
Well at this point you need to look at your refrigerated items -- your frozen food items and look at for expiration dates and you also need to look at how to handle the products properly especially the meets.
And then of course you know if you you can go to the US -- -- -- to look for recalls.
-- can also go online and looked and look up to see which which areas of being affected which foods are being affected.
Once you have the food products at home -- if you feel -- food is safe they need to cook it thoroughly.
And that means cooking up to 160 degrees Fahrenheit than the one thing about listeria which is different from Salmonella and E.
Is that it can exist in refrigerated environments and it can and it's also more heat resistant so if there was survive even a 14150.
-- tell him -- cooking these things but cattle and let us of things we rallied fresh so do you just have to look at the specific companies and if you're talking on cantaloupe.
Do you just toss it down if you don't know where -- from.
If you if you I'm sure you're better off tossing it out if you can look up where it's from which again is most of the Colorado -- -- -- Again look at go on -- -- to the government website and look at to see which foods are being recalled.
-- and you can also contact -- at your local grocery stores and asked them with them if any of these and look at the products be concerned about it.
Is -- early symptoms to look out for with this -- and things you can do to lessen.
Some of the more common -- -- going to be fever nausea vomiting diarrhea.
Again people that are normal healthy adults are probably not going to to get infected phone or have these kind of symptoms and if they do -- be relatively mild the people that need to be very concerned.
Are those with -- compromised immune systems.
Pregnant women not so much because it affects the pregnant woman but because -- can I -- that affect the baby exactly and cause still bars on miscarriages.
Also people that are in the sixties over sixty.
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