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Listeria Outbreak

Why Veggies In Your Freezer Could Make You Sick

Joan Salge Blake | Posted 05.11.2016 | Fifty
Joan Salge Blake

A recent recall of over 350 frozen vegetable and fruit products should have you hunting in your freezer. Unfortunately, consuming this produce could land you in your local hospital ER with unpleasant results.

Investigators Pinpoint The Source Of Deadly Listeria Outbreak

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living

SEATTLE, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Strains of listeria bacteria found inside a California apple processing plant are believed to be the same ones associate...

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.

3 Deaths Linked To Listeria-Tainted Cheese

Posted 09.13.2012 | Home

The CDC announced Tuesday night that fourteen total hospitalizations and three deaths across America have been linked to listeria-tainted cheese impor...

Rachel Mendleson

A Thousand Cuts: Food Inspectors Fall Victim To Austerity

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series on the global impact of austerity -- "A Thousand Cuts" -- from affordable housing funds lost in San F...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

FDA Says More States Received Tainted Cantaloupe

Posted 11.23.2011 | Denver

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) increased the number of states that listeria-tainted cantaloupe from Holly, Colo.’s Jensen Farms...

Listeria In Cantaloupe Has Now Killed 8

AP/The Huffington Post | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The death toll has risen to eight in an outbreak of listeria traced to Colorado-grown cantaloupes, officials said Wednesday. The Cent...