Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 are asking a federal judge for probation.
Criminal charges have been filed in the 2011 listeria outbreak from cantaloupe that killed more than 30 people across the country.
Rocky Ford cantaloupe arrive in Colorado grocery stores Friday, and farmers want consumers to know the melons are safe.
A settlement is in the works in lawsuits against a Colorado farm identified as the source of a nationwide listeria outbreak last fall that killed at least 30 people, attorneys said Monday.
A congressional report out Tuesday assigns blame and makes recommendations following the deadly listeria outbreak linked to Colorado cantaloupe.
An Amtrak train car derailed near Holly Tuesday night which delayed the train getti8ng to Chicago by about 11 hours.
An outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe blamed for the deaths of 29 people could be costly for grocery stores, a distributor and an auditing lab.
The death toll in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe has reached 29 after federal health authorities say an eighth person has died in Colorado.
Colorado’s cantaloupe farmers say they fear it will take time for people to feel safe eating Rocky Ford melons because of the deadly listeria outbreak linked to one farm.
The Food and Drug Administration will soon issue a report showing the deadly listeria outbreak stems from the packing facility of Jensen Farms near holly.