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Four deaths linked to tainted celery


October 22, 2010
By CNN

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October 21, 2010, San
Antonio, TX – Authorities have shut down a Texas food processing plant, saying
it was contaminated by bacteria linked to the deaths of four people, state
health officials said.

October 21, 2010, San
Antonio, TX – Authorities have shut down a Texas food processing plant, saying
it was contaminated by bacteria linked to the deaths of four people, state
health officials said.

The Texas Department of
State Health Services
ordered Sangar Produce and Processing to
immediately stop processing food and recall all products shipped from its San
Antonio plant since January. This comes after state laboratory results showed
Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that can cause severe illness, in chopped
celery at the plant.

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