February 24, 2024

By JONEL ALECCIA | AP Well being Author

Extra meals are being recalled within the wake of a lethal outbreak of listeria meals poisoning, together with snack meals that could be a part of Tremendous Bowl Sunday get together menus.

Seven-layer bean dip, rooster enchiladas, cilantro salad dressing and taco kits bought at shops like Costco, Dealer Joe’s and Albertson’s are a part of the rising remembers of merchandise made by Rizo Lopez Meals, Inc., of Modesto, California, federal well being officers stated.

Dairy merchandise made by Rizo Lopez Meals are the supply of the listeria outbreak that has killed two individuals and sickened greater than two dozen since 2014, in line with the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention.

Well being officers investigated diseases in 2017 and 2021, however have been solely capable of affirm the supply primarily based on new laboratory and inspection data when extra individuals fell unwell in December, officers stated.

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Rizo Lopez Meals recalled greater than 60 mushy cheeses, yogurt and bitter cream on Monday which can be bought underneath the manufacturers Tio Francisco, Don Francisco, Rizo Bros, Rio Grande, Meals Metropolis, El Huache, La Ordena, San Carlos, Campesino, Santa Maria, Dos Ranchitos, Casa Cardenas, and 365 Entire Meals Market.

The recalled meals have been bought to meals service suppliers, retailers and at deli counters nationwide.