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  • Where does the name Listeria come from ?
  • What is Cheddar cheese made of and can you eat it when you are pregnant?
  • If you heat cheese in the oven, is there still a risk for Listeria infection?
  • Can I eat cheese fondue when I am pregnant?
  • Is Listeria transmitted from the mother to the baby through breast milk?
  • How can you reduce your risk for listeriosis?
  • What is the treatment for listeriosis?
  • Why is listeriosis especially dangerous for pregnant women and their children?

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