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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Chicago, Ill., firm has voluntarily
recalled Mexican-style meat and poultry products distributed to
schools in Illinois because it could be contaminated with Listeria
monocytogenes, the US Department of Agriculture said Friday.
The products, manufactured by Que Tal? Inc. under the brand La
Morenita, were also distributed to restaurants in North Carolina, the
Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but
potentially fatal disease. Symptoms include high fever, severe
headache, neck stiffness and nausea.
The department said it has received no reports of illness
associated with consumption of the Que Tal?