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Walmart Settles With Colorado Cantaloupe Victims

Walmart said Tuesday that the company has agreed to settle claims from many of the families of victims who died in a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people and was traced to a Colorado cantaloupe farm.

05/14/2014

Fourth-grader Nick Babiak talks with CBS4's Suzanne McCarroll about Palisade peaches (credit: CBS)

4th Grader Finds Opposition As He Tries To Get The Peach As State Fruit

A fruit fight of sorts is taking place at the state Capitol as a very young lobbyist is urging the Legislature to name Palisade peaches as the state fruit. The debate has riled Colorado growers of other produce, including cantaloupe.

04/16/2014

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Listeria Victim’s Family Forgives The Farmers Responsible

The Colorado farmers responsible for a deadly Listeria outbreak were sentenced on Tuesday, and the family of one of the victims is finding a way to forgive them.

01/28/2014

Eric and Ryan Jensen head into the federal courthouse on Oct. 22, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Farmers Get Probation In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 were sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation and six months of home detention.

01/28/2014

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Jail Time Not Recommended For Colorado Farmers

prosecutor is not recommending jail time for the Colorado farmers whose cantaloupe was linked to a listeria outbreak.

01/19/2014

Jensen Farms (credit: CBS)

Listeria Cantaloupe Farmers Seek Probation

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 are asking a federal judge for probation.

01/16/2014

Eric and Ryan Jensen head into the federal courthouse on Oct. 22, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Listeria Case Farmers Apologize To Victims

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak are meeting Tuesday with some of the family members of people who died, a spokesman for the U.S. Justice Department in Denver said.

11/19/2013

Eric and Ryan Jensen head into the federal courthouse on Oct. 22, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Victim’s Wife Thinks Jensen Brothers Deserve Extended Jail Sentence

The wife of a man who was among those who died in the cantaloupe listeria outbreak in 2011 wants a harsh punishment for the two brothers who pleaded guilty in federal court this week.

10/23/2013

Eric and Ryan Jensen head into the federal courthouse on Oct. 22, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Jensen Farms Owners Tied To Listeria Outbreak Plead Guilty

Two Colorado farmers whose cantaloupes were tied to a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges under a deal with federal prosecutors.

10/22/2013

Jensen Farms (credit: CBS)

Farmers Tied To Listeria Outbreak To Plead Guilty

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers plan to plead guilty under a deal with federal prosecutors in connection with the 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people in the nation’s deadliest case of foodborne illness in a quarter century.

10/16/2013

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