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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

Jensen Farms (credit: CBS)

FDA: Criminal Case Against Jensen Farms Shows Food Safety Is Paramount

Criminal charges against two cantaloupe farmers over a deadly food-borne illness send an emphatic message to fruit and vegetable growers to crack down on safety, federal regulators said Friday.

09/27/2013

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FDA: Be Cautious When Taking Allergy Medication

Some allergy sufferers say this year’s symptoms are worse than ever and sticking around longer than in years past. But now there’s something else to consider — the side effects from allergy medication.

06/01/2013

Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend
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Hepatitis ‘A’ Outbreak Narrowed Down To Pomegranate Seed Mix

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by an Oregon company.

06/01/2013

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Townsend Farms Frozen Berries From Costco

Some 30 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in Colorado and four other states that have been linked to frozen mixed berries purchased from Costco.

05/31/2013

Sen. Michael Bennet talks with Caleb Nolan (credit: CBS)

New Law Changes Life Of Colorado Cystic Fibrosis Patient

Sometimes it seems like nothing gets done in the U.S. Congress, but one simple law has profoundly changed the life of one Colorado child.

05/11/2013

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The Attack Of The Robots

Go under the knife, and the odds are good that a robot may be the one wielding the scalpel. More and more surgeries are being done via ” robotics,” and the FDA is looking into an reported increase in the number of complications during robotic procedures. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida says there are questions you should ask before having surgery — no matter who is doing the cutting.

04/10/2013

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