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Listeria Outbreak

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2 More Colorado Deaths Tied To Listeria In Cantaloupe

Federal health officials have raised the death toll to 18 in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe.

10/04/2011

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Reps. DeGette, Waxman Call For Hearing On Listeria

U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette of Colorado and Henry Waxman of California are calling for a congressional hearing on the recent listeria outbreak.

10/03/2011

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3rd Coloradan Dies In Listeria Outbreak

Health officials in Colorado have blamed a third death on a multistate Listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupe from a Colorado farm.

10/01/2011

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Listeria Outbreak Expected To Get Worse, Lawsuits Mount

It’s only going to get worse. That’s the word from federal health officials on the listeria outbreak. They say more illnesses and maybe deaths could happen in the coming weeks.

09/29/2011

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Sick Leave Initiative Uses Listeria Example

Backers of an initiative that would let private employees and city workers earn up to 72 hours of paid sick days a year are using the deadly listeria outbreak to promote their cause.

09/29/2011

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Cantaloupe Outbreak Could Be Deadliest In A Decade

As many as 14 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, health officials say — a death toll that would make the food outbreak the deadliest in more than a decade.

09/27/2011

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Listeria Outbreak One Of The Deadliest In Recent History

The Colorado-based listeria outbreak is quickly becoming one of the deadliest foodborne illnesses in recent U.S. history.

09/25/2011

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FDA To Visit Jensen Farms To Determine Source Of Listeria

The Food and Drug Administration will be at Jensen Farms later this week to try to determine how the melons got contaminated.

09/21/2011

Tiffany Weider and Shelly Occhipinti-Krout (credit: CBS)

Parker Woman’s 48-Year-Old Mother Latest Victim Of Listeria Outbreak

A new death in Colorado could be linked to listeria after a Parker woman told CBS4 her mother ate contaminated cantaloupe and died Tuesday morning.

09/20/2011

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Rocky Ford Produce Farmers Feeling Financial Pain

Rocky Ford farmers say cantaloupes aren’t the only crop that suffered a hit from a multistate listeria outbreak that has killed at least four people.

09/20/2011

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