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Listeriosis

Five Deaths Linked To Caramel Apples

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in recent weeks in a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples, healt...

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 ...

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 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 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: 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...

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 ...

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...

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...

UPDATE: Cantaloupe Recall Issued; 2 Dead, Dozens More Sick

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Denver

By STEVEN K. PAULSON, Associated Press DENVER -- A melon farm in Colorado has issued a recall of cantaloupe following a Listeria outbreak that has ...

Colorado Cantaloupe Warning Issued After 4 Deaths

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 11.13.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Health officials have issued a warning for cantaloupes from a revered melon-producing area of the U.S. state of Colorado amid a bacteri...

7,000 Pounds Of Chicken Nuggets Recalled

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Denver

GREELEY, Colo. — A voluntary recall of thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken was expanded over concerns that the meat could be contaminate...