Listeria Outbreak



State public health officials are investigating a listeria outbreak.
 
The Illinois Department of Public Health says that Les Freres cheese made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese of Wisconsin has been linked to at least one Illinois case of listeria.
 
The bacteria can lead to severe illnesses for pregnant women or people with weakened immune systems.

Experts say Illinois has about 25 to 35 cases of listeria annually.

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