March 11, 2005
Shaws Supermarkets and health authorities are investigating how bacteria made its way into tuna salad sold at a store in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The supermarket says the product was sold in the deli service area in the Woodbury Avenue store and under the Shaws name. It was sold between February 28th and March ninth.
The Listeria bacteria could cause various illnesses marked by nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. No illnesses have been reported.
Shaw’s says the bacteria was discovered during a routine sampling program.