Around 1,600 people suffer from Listeriosis in the United States each year, and about 260 people die from it.
Listeria can cause "serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems," says the FDA.
Around 1,600 people develop listeriosis every year in the United States, CDC figures show, with around 260 of these individuals dying from the disease.
One death has been reported in Texas. Symptoms of listeriosis include fever, muscle aches, confusion and loss of balance.
Listeria can cause listeriosis, which primarily affects older adults, people with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women.
The company said separately packaged eggs may be infected with a bacteria that causes listeriosis.
Four people have been hospitalized and one person has died as a result of a listeria outbreak traced to Almark Foods in Gainesville, Georgia.
The burger chain has recalled a selection of its frozen burgers after a recent sample taken revealed the presence of the bacteria at one of its manufacturing facilities.
The USDA released a class I notice on November 9, 2019 after samples of affected products tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria, Listeria monocytogenes.
The recall affects products sold under the brand names Del Monte, HEB, Hungryroot, Kroger Organic, Mann's, Marketside, O Organics, Signature Farms, Sysco and Trader Joe's.
A Michigan-based produce company has recalled over 2,000 crates of fresh apples, citing concerns that the fruit may carry a bacterium that can cause serious health problems.
Nectarines, plums and peaches from three big-box stores were recalled due to a possible listeria contamination.
The foods included prepared green curry and tomato basil chicken and vegetables.
Listeriosis is particularly dangerous to pregnant women, as it can cause birth complications.