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Cantaloupe Deaths

Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Claims Another Life

Posted 02.22.2012 | Denver

The deadly cantaloupe listeria outbreak that the Center for Disease Control said was over in December has claimed another life on Tuesday -- that of M...

Food Safety Should Come First, Not After

Deirdre Schlunegger | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Deirdre Schlunegger

The public must demand that food from the market and restaurants, from small and large farms, from domestic and international locations, is free of contaminants. The FDA now has the authority to ensure a safer food supply and they need the funding to get it done.

'People Are Afraid To Eat Them'

Gosia Wozniacka | Posted 12.14.2011 | San Francisco

Gosia Wozniacka, Associated Press MENDOTA, Calif. (AP) -- On an October day in the midst of harvest season, two farmworkers sat idly in their home...

Long Road From Farm To Plate Worsens Food Outbreaks

AP/The Huffington Post | BY MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

(Associated Press) WASHINGTON -- The recent listeria outbreak from cantaloupe demonstrates one likely cause of large-scale occurrences of serious illn...

How To Stay Safe During The Deadly Listeria Outbreak

AP/The Huffington Post | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

(Associated Press) MILWAUKEE -- Avoid foreign produce. Wash and peel your fruit. Keep it refrigerated. None of these common tips would have guaranteed...

Listeria Makes Its Political Debut

Posted 11.29.2011 | Denver

A political flier has been upsetting some Denver residents who say that its allusion to the deadly listeria outbreak is in poor taste. The fliers were...

What You Need To Know About Listeria In Fruit

AP/The Huffington Post | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

(Associated Press) -- Some questions consumers may have about listeria in cantaloupes. Q: What is listeria? A: Listeria is a hardy bacteria foun...