|As a result of this outbreak, the manufacturer has initiated a voluntary
recall of hot dogs and other meat products from the following product lines Ball Park, Bil
Mar, Bryan Bunsize and Bryan 3-lb Club Pack, Grillmaster, Hygrade, Mr. Turkey, Sara Lee
Deli Meat, and Sara Lee Home Roast brands.
The affected products bear the Establishment
Numbers EST P261 or EST 6911.
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Listeriosis is a bacterium found in soil and water. Vegetables can become contaminated
from the soil or fertilizer. Animals with the disease may not appear sick and can
contaminate foods of animal origin such as meats and dairy products. Symptoms of
listeriosis include fever, muscle aches, and sometimes nausea or diarrhea. The infection
can spread to the nervous system causing headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance,
or convulsions. In the United States, approximately 1, 850 persons become seriously ill
with listeriosis each year, and 425 of those die. The investigation into this outbreak is