Michael Hirakata

Cantaloupe crop (credit: Rocky Ford Growers Association)

Late Freeze, Hail Stunts Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Harvest

A double punch from Mother Nature that included a late season freeze and damaging hail storms has limited this year’s crop of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes.

07/18/2014

Jensen Farms (credit: CBS)

FDA: Criminal Case Against Jensen Farms Shows Food Safety Is Paramount

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.

09/27/2013

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