Caramel apples kill at least 4 in listeria outbreak

Sweet treat turns potentially deadly for dozens in multiple states

Author: By Jen Christensen CNN

Published On: 1 h Updated 38 m

(CNN) -
A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.

At least four people have died -- in a fifth case tests are pending -- after eating caramel apples that may have been infected with Listeria monocytogenes.

Some 28 people have become infected with the deadly bacterium in 10 different states according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...