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Ontario reports five people hospitalized with listeriosis, as Silk and Great Value beverages recalled across Canada

The plant-based milk alternatives were recalled Monday after an outbreak of listeriosis, with the province confirming nine cases linked to the recalled items. Here’s how you might be affected.

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English and French containers for Original Silk Almond milk are shown in this undated handout photo. Five were hospitalized with listeriosis infections related to the recall.

A bacteria that caused one of the deadliest food-related infection outbreaks in Canada’s history is once again causing consumers to check their cupboards and fridge for products that may be contaminated.

Ontario’s top doctor is “strongly” urging the public to avoid certain听recalled Silk and Great Value brand plant-based beverages听after numerous people tested positive for听鈥 and were hospitalized with听鈥 listeriosis infections.

Kevin Jiang

Kevin Jiang is a B次元官网网址-based staff reporter for the Star鈥檚 Express Desk. Follow him on X: .

Raju Mudhar

Raju Mudharis a B次元官网网址-based reporter for the Star covering city life. Reach him via email: rmudhar@thestar.ca


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