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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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Health Department Wants FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes

The Colorado Department Of Health is asking the Food And Drug Administration to regulate the electronic cigarette industry.

01/22/2014

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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

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Vending Machine Customers React To New Rules

Within a year President Barack Obama’s health care plan will require calorie information be displayed on vending machines to help people make healthier choices.

12/30/2013

CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd talked with Sen. Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Sen. Bennet Behind Prescription Drug Tracking Law

One of Colorado’s U.S. senators is behind a sweeping new drug safety law — the first in decades. It allows the government to track prescription drugs the same way companies like FedEx track packages.

12/04/2013

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New Process Detects Contaminants In Marijuana

The microscope at the University of New Haven shows a marijuana leaf covered with dozens of tiny bumps. It’s mold, and someone, somewhere could be smoking similarly contaminated pot and not have a clue.

12/01/2013

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DNA Testing Company Ordered To Stop Selling Over-The-Counter Test

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered a DNA testing company to stop selling its over-the-counter test. The FDA claims the test is being sold illegally to diagnose diseases with no proof it actually works.

11/25/2013

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

CBS4's Karen Leigh talks with Becky McGava. (Credit: CBS)

Colorado Woman Joins Online Complaints About Birth Control Method

A Colorado mother complains of having debilitating symptoms after undergoing a procedure for permanent birth control. She’s among so many other women complaining that consumer advocate Erin Brockovich is taking up the cause.

11/04/2013

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

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