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FDA files suit against Wholesome Soy after listeria outbreak kills two

Wholesome Soy Products Inc. is now being sued by the U.S. government following a listeria outbreak traced to the company’s soybean and mung bean sprouts. According to the FDA, five people from Michigan and Illinois were hospitalized from June through August due to listeriosis – a sickness caused by the ingestion of Listeria monocytogenes. Despite receiving treatment, two of five infected individuals died as a result of the sickness. The FDA’s investigation found the listeria strains to be “highly related” to the strains discovered at Wholesome Soy’s facilities, which were cited for multiple health violations during its prior inspections. “FDA ... Read More