Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Harvest BeginsThe first Rocky Ford cantaloupes of the season have been delivered to Gov. John Hickenlooper's office.
Shipments Of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes Begin Rolling InShipments of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes have begun rolling into grocery stores in Denver and across Colorado's Front Range.
Rocky Ford Cantaloupes Hitting The Market Late Because Of Hail, Flooding
Most Wrongful-Death Lawsuits Settled In Listeria OutbreakA Denver judge wrapped up most of the wrongful-death lawsuits stemming from a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed more than 30 people and sickened more than 140 others.
Late Freeze, Hail Stunts Rocky Ford Cantaloupe HarvestA 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.
Walmart Settles With Colorado Cantaloupe VictimsWalmart said Tuesday that the company has agreed to settle claims from many of the families of victims who died in a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people and was traced to a Colorado cantaloupe farm.
Jensen Farms Owners' Restitution Drastically ReducedCBS4 has learned that the Jensen Farms owners now have to pay only a fraction of the restitution they were ordered to give victims of their contaminated cantaloupes.
4th Grader Finds Opposition As He Tries To Get The Peach As State FruitA fruit fight of sorts is taking place at the state Capitol as a very young lobbyist is urging the Legislature to name Palisade peaches as the state fruit. The debate has riled Colorado growers of other produce, including cantaloupe.
Cantaloupe Or Peaches? Colorado Lawmaker Says -- BothCantaloupe or peaches? Alamosa Republican state Sen. Larry Crowder wants both to be Colorado's official state fruits.
Farmers Get Probation In Fatal Listeria OutbreakTwo 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.
FDA: Criminal Case Against Jensen Farms Shows Food Safety Is ParamountCriminal 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.
Harvest Of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes Gets UnderwayFarmers are starting their harvest of Rocky Ford cantaloupes.
Cantaloupes Distributed In Colorado Could Be TaintedA California company is voluntarily recalling cantaloupes in several states, including Colorado, because of possible salmonella contamination.
California Company Voluntarily Recalls CantaloupesA California company is issuing a voluntary recall of cantaloupes that may have been sold in Colorado.
Colorado Governor's Ag Forum Addresses Food SafetyThe governor's annual forum on Colorado agriculture is featuring discussions on food safety and how to reduce outbreaks.