CDC investigating listeria infections linked to deli meats and cheeses

(CNN)Eight people in several states have been hospitalized with listeria infections, including one person who died, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Those who fell ill said in interviews they ate different types and brands of products, including meats and cheese bought from and sliced at various deli counters, the CDC said. The listeria specimens from those people were collected from November 13, 2016 to March 4 of this year. The strain was also identified in samples taken from meat sliced at a deli and from deli counters in several stores, the CDC said. Officials have not identified the supplier of the deli products. Listeria bacteria is especially concerning in pregnant women because they can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, …