Italy seizes 14 tons of food due to Listeria poisoning

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Rome, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Ministry of Health and the Health Group of the Carabinieri Armed Forces (NAS) seized 14 tons of food after inspecting 1,095 companies regarding listeria poisoning cases, a spokesman reported on Wednesday.

A health spokesman said Wednesday in a statement that this measure was rolled out following some people were reported as listeria poisoned after consuming raw or undercooked food.

As a result of a sanitary control, it was also decided to close or suspend 23 production and commercial companies, whose economic value amounts to more than seven million euros, the source said.

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