Cantaloupe

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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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Jensen Farmers To Plead Guilty Over Tainted Cantaloupes

The owners of Jensen Farms who are charged with putting contaminated cantaloupes into the nation’s food supply in 2011 have made a plea deal and plan to plead guilty.

10/15/2013

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Criminal Charges Filed Against Jensen Farms Owners

Criminal charges have been filed in the 2011 listeria outbreak from cantaloupe that killed more than 30 people across the country.

09/26/2013

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New Lawsuits Filed Over 2011 Tainted Cantaloupe

An attorney has filed dozens of new lawsuits for victims of contaminated cantaloupe from southern Colorado two years ago.

08/07/2013

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Attorney Plans More Lawsuits In Listeria Cantaloupe Outbreak

An attorney plans to file dozens more lawsuits for victims of contaminated cantaloupe from Jensen Farms two years ago.

07/31/2013

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CSU Cantaloupe Symposium Focuses On Safety

The listeria outbreak in Colorado cantaloupe was at the center of a food safety symposium at Colorado State University on Wednesday.

04/24/2013

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FDA Proposes Sweeping New Food Safety Rules

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.

01/04/2013

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California Company Voluntarily Recalls Cantaloupes

A California company is issuing a voluntary recall of cantaloupes that may have been sold in Colorado.

09/13/2012

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33 Listeria Deaths Is Final Tally Tied To Jensen Farms

The final tally of deaths associated with a 2011 listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe from Jensen Farms in Colorado has increased to 33.

08/28/2012

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Melon Growers Rebounding After Outbreak

Nearly a year after tainted cantaloupes from southeast Colorado sickened hundreds and caused a nationwide melon scare, farmers in Rocky Ford are celebrating a strong crop and high prices.

08/18/2012

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