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Cantaloupe Listeria

Farmers Tied To Listeria Outbreak Plead Guilty

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 12.22.2013 | Business

DENVER — DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado farmers whose cantaloupes were tied to a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people pleaded guilty on Tu...

Little-Used Charges Employed In Cantaloupe Listeria Case

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

DENVER — Criminal charges against two cantaloupe farmers over a deadly food-borne illness send an emphatic message to fruit and vegetable grower...

Farmers Arrested In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

DENVER — The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people...

Inside The FDA's Food Safety Letdown

Bloomberg Markets | Posted 10.13.2012 | Food

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...

Farm Behind Recalled Melons Quits Cantaloupe For Good

Posted 09.07.2012 | Food

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 | Food

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

Cantaloupe Recall, Version 2.0?

Posted 08.15.2012 | Food

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...

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...

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...

Cantaloupe Outbreak: Death Toll Rises Again

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.19.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Twenty-five deaths in 12 states are now linked to listeria in cantaloupe, the deadliest known outbreak of foodborne illness in the ...

Listeria Cantaloupe Are Off The Shelves, But Aftershocks Continue

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.18.2011 | Food

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...

Deadliest Listeria Outbreak In 25 Years

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.12.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON — An outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is now linked to 23 deaths, making it the deadliest known outbreak of foodborne illness in th...

Listeria Outbreak Draws Lawyer To Battle

AP | By SHANNON DININNY | Posted 12.10.2011 | Food

SEATTLE -- Bill Marler updates his many blogs each day about the latest foodborne illness outbreak and travels the world delivering speeches, implorin...

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...

How To Stay Safe During The Deadly Listeria Outbreak

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

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

What You Need To Know About Listeria In Fruit

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

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

Listeria In Cantaloupe Has Now Killed 8

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

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

Several Dead From Eating Tainted Cantaloupe Traced To Coloardo

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.19.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON -- Four people have died in an outbreak of listeria traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Mon...