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Tainted Cantaloupe

After Outbreak, Cantaloupe Farm Can't Cut It

AP | Posted 05.26.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A Colorado farm that was traced to a listeria outbreak in cantaloupe last year has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The outbreak...

Cantaloupe Grower Fined Over Migrant Housing

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 03.20.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A Colorado cantaloupe grower whose farm was identified by federal authorities as the source of a listeria outbreak that killed 30 peopl...

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...

For Listeria Victims, Sudden Turns For The Worse

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 12.03.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Charles Palmer is a hardy 71-year-old former Marine and Vietnam veteran who trains cockatiels to say "Semper Fi" and "Whatcha doin', man?" ...

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 ...

Deadliest Food Outbreak In A Decade

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.27.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- Federal health officials said Wednesday more illnesses and possibly more deaths may be linked to an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe i...