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.
Jensen Farms has filed for bankruptcy. The company had been at the center of a deadly listeria outbreak last year.
A Northern California produce supplier said Sunday it is voluntarily recalling romaine lettuce that was shipped to 19 states, Puerto Rico and Canada over fears about possible E. coli contamination.
The governor’s annual forum on Colorado agriculture is featuring discussions on food safety and how to reduce outbreaks.
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.
Colorado State University and Ohio State University want to teach pregnant women how to protect themselves from foodborne illnesses.
Federal health authorities say the final death toll from an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is 30.