A California company is issuing a voluntary recall of cantaloupes that may have been sold in Colorado.
The governor’s annual forum on Colorado agriculture is featuring discussions on food safety and how to reduce outbreaks.
As many as 14 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, health officials say — a death toll that would make the food outbreak the deadliest in more than a decade.
The Colorado-based listeria outbreak is quickly becoming one of the deadliest foodborne illnesses in recent U.S. history.
Rocky Ford farmers say cantaloupes aren’t the only crop that suffered a hit from a multistate listeria outbreak that has killed at least four people.