CDC: 7 out of 10 cases of listeria outbreak linked to deli meats are from Mass.

CDC: 7 out of 10 cases of listeria outbreak linked to deli meats are from Mass.

BOSTON — A listeria outbreak linked to deli meats is affecting Massachusetts.

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seven out of 10 cases of the listeria outbreak nationwide are from the Bay State.

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Everyone who became ill has gone to the hospital, and one person in Florida has died.

According to the CDC, all 10 individuals reported eating Italian-style deli meats such as salami, mortadella and prosciutto--both pre-packaged and sliced at the deli counter.

A specific type of deli meat and common supplier have not yet been identified.


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