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Cantaloupe

The Smarter Way To Cut A Cantaloupe

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.05.2015 | Taste

If you find cutting melon to be a challenge, know this: you are not alone. Splitting open a round cantaloupe on a flat cutting surface is precarious, ...

Lemonade Refresh: 4 Ways To Spice Up Your Lemonade

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Summer is here which means it's time to set up your lemonade stand!

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.

How Steve King Became an Ally of Immigration Reform

Frank Sharry | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Frank Sharry

An amazing transformation has happened over the past few weeks. King has gone from being the bane of our existence to becoming an ally. No, he hasn't changed positions. No, he isn't doing it on purpose, either. He just keeps doing what Steve King does.

The President's Deportation Quota Is More Offensive Than Rep. Steve King's Idiocy

Pablo Alvarado | Posted 09.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Pablo Alvarado

When Barack Obama said he needed a "dance partner" in Congress to reform immigration law, he might not have been thinking of Steve King, but King has proven to be Obama's best accomplice in what constitutes the perfect political crime.

Friday Talking Points -- The Corpse-Like Stench Of Washington's Giant Misshapen Penis

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For Obama's offensive on the economy to work, a few Democrats need to "have his back" and help him push his initiatives. Starting with the minimum wage -- an issue wildly popular among voters.

Ashley Balcerzak

Dreamers Deliver Cantaloupes To Steve King

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three undocumented immigrants delivered cantaloupes to Rep. Steve King's (R-Iowa) office Thursday and called for his removal from the Ho...

Should Contaminated Food Really Be Killing So Many People?

Bloomberg View | the Editors | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View Contaminated food sickens 48 million Americans, resulting in more than 3,000 deaths and more than 100,000 hospitalizations each year...

Inside The FDA's Food Safety Letdown

Bloomberg Markets | Posted 10.13.2012 | Home

William Beach loved cantaloupe -- so much so that starting in June last year he ate it almost every day. By August, the 87-year-old retired tractor me...

The Biggest Food Safety Disasters Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.26.2012 | Home

If there's something we tend to take for granted, it's food safety. We hardly expect the bag of lettuce we buy at the supermarket, or the jar of peanu...

Farm Behind Cantaloupe Salmonella Outbreak Recalls Watermelons

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home

An Indiana farm implicated as the likely source of a Salmonella outbreak that sparked the recall of its cantaloupes, which resulted in the sickening o...

Farm Behind Recalled Melons Quits Cantaloupe For Good

Posted 09.07.2012 | Home

The farm associated with a recall of 580 cantaloupe crates that were potentially contaminated with listeria this past summer has called it quits on th...

Why Are Cantaloupes Always Getting People Sick?

Posted 08.30.2012 | Home

Numerous reports of salmonella and listeria-contaminated cantaloupes have poured in over the last few months and years, leaving us scratching our head...

Cantaloupes Linked To Deadly Outbreak AGAIN

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | Home

Aug 17 (Reuters) - A salmonella outbreak blamed on cantaloupe grown in Indiana has killed two people in Kentucky and sickened some 150 people in the...

Marvelous Melons: Making the Most of Summer

Neil Zevnik | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Neil Zevnik

Your standard cantaloupe is no slacker. A Middle Eastern proverb puts it this way: "He who fills his stomach with melons is like he who fills it with light -- there is a blessing in them."

Cantaloupe Recall, Version 2.0?

Posted 08.15.2012 | Home

Last year, the listeria outbreak from cantaloupe was the deadliest in a decade. But now there's been another cantaloupe scare -- this time with a Nort...

Got Cantaloupe And Honeydew? Here Are The Recipes You Need.

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.16.2015 | Taste

You'll be needing one a day for the rest of summer.

Back On The Shelves

Posted 07.14.2012 | Denver

A little less than a year after the Jensen Farms listeria outbreak took the nation by storm as the third-deadliest food outbreak in U.S. history, Rock...

Listeria Cantaloupe Are Off The Shelves, But Aftershocks Continue

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home

By now, all the cantaloupe potentially tainted with the listeria that has sickened dozens over the past four weeks has left the food system, reports F...

'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...

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 ...

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...

Listeria Outbreak In Cantaloupe: What Are The Symptoms And Dangers?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living

The recent listeria outbreak in cantaloupe has been noted as the deadliest outbreak of food-related illness in more than 10 years in the United States...