Listeria Outbreak

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Listeria Victim’s Family Forgives The Farmers Responsible

The Colorado farmers responsible for a deadly Listeria outbreak were sentenced on Tuesday, and the family of one of the victims is finding a way to forgive them.

01/28/2014

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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Jail Time Not Recommended For Colorado Farmers

prosecutor is not recommending jail time for the Colorado farmers whose cantaloupe was linked to a listeria outbreak.

01/19/2014

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33 Listeria Deaths Is Final Tally Tied To Jensen Farms

The final tally of deaths associated with a 2011 listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe from Jensen Farms in Colorado has increased to 33.

08/28/2012

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Colorado Cantaloupe Growers Ask State For Help With Public’s Trust

Colorado cantaloupe growers are pleading with the state to help them restore the public’s trust in the melons.

11/15/2011

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Listeria Lawsuits Could Target Grocers, Auditor

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.

11/07/2011

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29th Person Dies In Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak

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.

11/02/2011

The Jensen Farms packing facility in Grenada (credit: CBS)

FDA Cites Dirty Equipment At Jensen Farms For 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.

10/19/2011

The Jensen Farms packing facility in Grenada (credit: CBS)

FDA Report To Reveal Listera Outbreak Stems From Packing Facility

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.

10/17/2011

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13 Samples Test Positive For Listeria At Jensen Farms

CBS4 has learned the health department has collected 13 samples that have tested positive for listeria at Jensen Farms in Holly.

10/11/2011

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