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Colorado cantaloupe farmers arrested in fatal listeria outbreak

September 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DENVER The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people in one of the nation’s deadliest outbreaks of foodborne illness. Continue Reading

Cantaloupes from Colorado return nearly year after listeria outbreak

July 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

GLENDALE, Colo. Nearly a year after the nation’s deadliest food-borne illness outbreak in more than two decades, Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets. Continue Reading

Cantaloupes from Colorado return nearly year after listeria outbreak

July 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

GLENDALE, Colo. Nearly a year after the nation’s deadliest food-borne illness outbreak in more than two decades, Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets. Continue Reading

SD’s lone listeria case is in Minnehaha County woman

October 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota’s lone reported case of listeria during a nationwide outbreak is in Minnehaha County.
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21 deaths now linked to listeria in cantaloupe

October 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in Colorado cantaloupes is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow. Continue Reading

Listeria patient from N.D.’s Stutsman County no longer hospitalized

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Health Department epidemiologist Sarah Weninger said the Stutsman County woman is recovering from her illness. Authorities have not identified the woman, who is at least 60 years old. Continue Reading

Listeria patient from N.D.’s Stutsman County no longer hospitalized

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Health Department epidemiologist Sarah Weninger said the Stutsman County woman is recovering from her illness. Authorities have not identified the woman, who is at least 60 years old. Continue Reading

Cantaloupe illnesses, deaths expected to rise

September 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The heads of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said today that consumers who have cantaloupes produced by Jensen Farms in Colorado should throw them out. If they are not sure where the fruit is from, they shouldn’t eat it. Continue Reading

This cantaloupe-related illness is deadliest in a decade

September 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade.
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Cantaloupe Outbreak Could Be Deadliest in a Decade

September 27, 2011 in WDAZ

WASHINGTON (AP) 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.
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