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Health officials link Calif. apple packer to listeria deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — Strains of listeria found inside a California apple packing facility match listeria bacteria that have sickened 32 people across the country, including at least three deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said. 523 more words

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CNN: Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

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At least six people have died after eating caramel apples that may have been infected with Listeria monocytogenes.

“Listeriosis contributed to three of these deaths and it is unclear whether it contributed to two others. 299 more words

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Shafter Silver Mine

The history of Shafter is closely tied to silver mining. There is evidence that the Spaniards prospected for valuable ores in the area during the early 1600s, but Shafter became a mining town only after September 1880, when John W. 490 more words

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