A rash of contaminated food, from peanuts to eggs, has led to several deaths over recent years. A listeria outbreak earlier this year is thought to be the deadliest in more than a decade. Here’s a look at outbreaks of illness related to food that have hit the nation.
Wal-Mart has pulled a batch of powdered infant formula from more than 3,000 of its stores nationwide on Dec. 21, 2011 after a newborn Missouri boy who was given the formula became gravely ill with a suspected bacterial infection and died. Seth Perlman/AP Buy Photo