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The firm recalled chicken after detecting listeria at its plant.
  a genus of bacteria best known for causing listeriosis food poisoning
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  • The firm recalled chicken after detecting listeria at its plant.
  • 7 percent were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, 30 percent were contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus, and 53.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • All of these pathogens can make people sick; food poisoning caused by Listeria generally requires hospitalization and proves fatal in about one out of every five cases.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Although E. coli 0157:H7 has received a good deal of public attention, over the past two decades scientists have discovered more than a dozen other new foodborne pathogens, including Campylobacter jejuni, Cryptosporidium parvum, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Listeria monocytogenes, and Norwalk-like viruses.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
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Associated words [difficulty]:   listeria [8] , E. coli [6] , salmonella [6] , campylobacter [9] , E. coli [6] , salmonella [6] , campylobacter [9]
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