Fresh cut produce in Texas linked to Listeria outbreak

State officials advise restaurants to discard items from processing firm

Texas restaurants and institutions are being advised by state officials to discard any products they may have from SanGar Produce & Processing of San Antonio after some of the firm’s chopped and bagged celery was linked to six of 10 Listeria monocytogenes illness cases that included five deaths.

SanGar did not reply to an e-mail and phone call seeking comment about the recall as of press time.

But officials of the company were quoted by CNN as saying th

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