Two Colorado farmers whose cantaloupes were tied to a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges under a deal with federal prosecutors.
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.
The owners of Jensen Farms who are charged with putting contaminated cantaloupes into the nation’s food supply in 2011 have made a plea deal and plan to plead guilty.
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.
Criminal charges have been filed in the 2011 listeria outbreak from cantaloupe that killed more than 30 people across the country.
An attorney has filed dozens of new lawsuits for victims of contaminated cantaloupe from southern Colorado two years ago.
An attorney plans to file dozens more lawsuits for victims of contaminated cantaloupe from Jensen Farms two years ago.
Farmers are starting their harvest of Rocky Ford cantaloupes.
Whole Foods Market Inc. is recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese in response to an outbreak of a bacterial infection that has sickened people in several states and killed at least one person.
The listeria outbreak in Colorado cantaloupe was at the center of a food safety symposium at Colorado State University on Wednesday.