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.
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.
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.
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.
prosecutor is not recommending jail time for the Colorado farmers whose cantaloupe was linked to a listeria outbreak.
Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 are asking a federal judge for probation.
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.
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.
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.
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.