Million Pounds Of Taquitos Recalled For Listeria, Salmonella Concerns

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Nearly 2.5 million pounds of beef, chicken taquitos recalled due to salmonella concerns

The U.S. Drug Administration is recalling almost 2.5 million pounds of beef and chicken taquitos that might be tainted with the bacteria Salmonella and Listeria.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says GHSW recalled salads produced October 1 through last Thursday, with "best by" or "best if sold" dates of Sunday or Monday.

The products subject to recall have the "established" numbers of: EST. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

"There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider", the USDA news release stated.

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Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.

Eating Listeria-contaminated foods can cause listeriosis, which causes fever, muscles aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions as well as diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms.

Customers who bought the taquitos are advised to throw them out or return them to the store.

Older adults, infants and people with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness, according to the USDA. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth.

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