Brunei issues Aussie cheese warning
- Published: 24 Jan 2013 at 14.24
- Online news:
Brunei has advised its citizens not to consume 21 brands of Australian cheese after an outbreak of listeriosis Down Under.
A Brunei Ministry of Health statement said there had been 18 reported cases of listeriosis that resulted in two deaths and a miscarriage in Australia, according to a report in the Brunei Times.
Listeriosis is a bacterial infection caused by eating food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
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