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Preventing Listeriosis In Pregnant Hispanic Women in the U.S.

 

Community Educator's Guide To A Serious Foodborne Risk

(also available in PDF 6.4 Mb, and in Spanish (Español))

 

When pregnant women eat Mexican-style soft cheeses, they are putting their unborn babies at risk!

This program contains everything you need to educate your community about how to prevent the deadly listeriosis disease.

  • Using this Toolkit (available in PDF 468 Kb)
    • Assembling Your Handout Materials
  • Getting Started (available in PDF 429 Kb)
  • Q&A: Common Questions from Pregnant Women
    (available in PDF 225 Kb)
  • Background for Educators (available in PDF 601 Kb)
  • Consumer Brochure (available in PDF 1.8 Mb)
  • Fotonovela: Maribel's Story (also available in PDF 5.4 Mb)
    How eating Queso Fresco harmed her unborn baby.
  • Community Flyer (also available in PDF 662 Kb)
  • Posters
    • 8.5" x 11" (available in PDF 250 Kb)
    • 11" x 17" (available in PDF 5.3 Mb)
    • 17" x 22" (available in PDF 5.3 Mb)