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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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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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Lawsuits, Patients Claim Medical Mesh Causing Unbearable Pain

Thousands of lawsuits involving tens of thousands of women claim that transvaginal mesh is to blame for their health problems.

09/04/2013

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Colorado Woman Sues Over Hepatitis A Outbreak

Lawsuits against a company linked to a Hepatitis A outbreak have been filed in at least four states including Colorado.

06/11/2013

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Requests For Hepatitis A Vaccine Skyrocket After Outbreak

Colorado health officials say the state is home to 12 of the 49 hepatitis A illnesses that have been reported in seven states since late April.

06/05/2013

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Includes 12 Colorado Cases

Colorado health officials say the state is home to 12 of the 49 hepatitis A illnesses that have been reported in seven states since late April.

06/04/2013

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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

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Idaho Spud Giant Bets On Biotech Potatoes

A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.

05/14/2013

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