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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...

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 ...

Colo. Cantaloupes Return A Year After Deadly Listeria Outbreak

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 09.12.2012 | Denver

GLENDALE, Colo. — Nearly a year after the nation's deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than two decades, Colorado cantaloupes are back ...

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...

Lawyers: Listeria Melon Lawsuits Will Bear Fruit

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.04.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Lawyers involved in lawsuits against a Colorado farm identified as the source of a deadly listeria outbreak last fall said Monday they were ...

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 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...

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...

Auditor Rated Farm 'Superior' Two Months Before Huge Listeria Outbreak

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 03.11.2012 | Food

WASHINGTON — Congressional investigators looking into an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe linked to 30 deaths last year found that third-party...

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 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...

The 99% Seek a Just Economy, Not Just an Economy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

It is another GOP ruse to firmly establish in America an economy designed for, dedicated to and directed by corporations rather than a just economy controlled by and beneficial to the 99 percent.

Cantaloupe Outbreak: Congress Seeks Meeting With Jensen Farms

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 12.21.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Members of Congress have requested a briefing with the Colorado cantaloupe farm whose packing facility has been traced to a deadly list...

FDA Releases The Cause Of The Outbreak

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.19.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Pools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean equipment at a Colorado farm's cantaloupe-packing facility were probably to blam...

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...

Louisiana's Listeria Scares Have Centered Mostly On Meat Products

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Wary shoppers are checking fruit and vegetable stickers after Jensen Farms cantaloupes in Colorado and romaine lettuce from a California grower were linked to listeria last month.

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?" ...

Another Listeria Death In Colo.

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.30.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a third Colorado death linked to listeria in cantaloupes, bringing the natio...

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 ...

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...

2nd Colo. Death Linked To Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Health officials say a second person has died in Colorado in a listeria outbreak traced to Colorado cantaloupes. Mark Salley of the Colorad...

Has Listeria Fear Ruined Cantaloupe Selling Season?

AP | By STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A multistate Listeria outbreak linked to a Colorado farm has the state's melon farmers worried that their prime selling season has been ruin...