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Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak

Outsourcing Food Inspection Is Too Hard to Swallow

Donald Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Donald Cohen

American public institutions have a long track record of keeping our food disease-free. Yet as this service is increasingly outsourced to for-profit corporations, it is leading to repeated oversight failures that have caused illness and even death.

Feds Seek Cantaloupe Listeria Victims' Records

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- An attorney for people who say they were sickened by cantaloupe contaminated with listeria says U.S. Attorney's officials are investigating ...

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...

Listeria Outbreak Officially OVER, Says CDC

AP | Posted 12.09.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- U.S. health authorities say the final death toll from an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is 30. The Centers for Disease Control and Prev...

Cantaloupe Death Toll Climbs Higher

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The death toll in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe has reached 29 after federal health authorities say an eighth person has died in Col...

Cantaloupe Outbreak: Death Toll Continues To Rise

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- The death toll in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is still growing as federal health authorities report new deaths in Colorado, Ka...

UPDATE: Samples Test Positive For Listeria At Jensen Farms

AP/The Huffington Post | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in Colorado cantaloupes is ...

Listeria Deaths Keep Rising

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.04.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- Federal health officials have raised the death toll to 18 in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe. The Centers for Disease Control and...

Fear In Colo. Town At Heart Of Listeria Outbreak

AP | By P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 11.30.2011 | Denver

HOLLY, Colo. -- Eric Jensen surveys his dusty cantaloupe field and seems equally stunned and puzzled at the fate that has befallen his crop: row upon ...