The Centers for Disease Control issued a warning to consumers that a batch of ricotta salata cheese imported from Italy was tainted with listeria, a spokesperson said on September 12. The Frescolina brand cheese has been linked to 14 illnesses and at least one death to date. It was distributed to stores and restaurants in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington between June 20 and August 9.
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