Mike Hauser, 68, of Monument died Tuesday. That brings the total number of adult deaths to 34 people across the country. Several Coloradans are still suffering five months after the outbreak began.
A law firm representing a Coloradan who was treated for listeriosis after eating cantaloupe says the man has died.
A Colorado cantaloupe grower whose farm was identified by federal authorities as the source of a listeria outbreak that killed 30 people last year was fined by the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday for failing to provide safe migrant worker housing.
A congressional report out Tuesday assigns blame and makes recommendations following the deadly listeria outbreak linked to Colorado cantaloupe.
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.
Members of Congress have requested a briefing with the Colorado cantaloupe farm whose packing facility has been traced to a deadly listeria outbreak.
Pools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean equipment at a Colorado farm’s cantaloupe packing facility were probably to blame for the deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in 25 years.
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.