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Listeria Outbreak (2011)

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  • Local growers, retailers try to reassure cantaloupe eaters after listeria outbreak

    Local growers, retailers try to reassure cantaloupe eaters after listeria outbreak
    Local melon growers and retailers are trying to reassure consumers after listeria linked to cantaloupe from a Colorado farm killed 13 people across the country, including one in Maryland — the deadliest foodborne outbreak in more than a decade.
  • Maryland family sues over listeria

    Maryland family sues over listeria
    The family of a Maryland man who died of listeria is suing the Colorado melon farm that grew cantaloupes linked to a nationwide outbreak of the deadly bacteria. The family of Clarence D. Wells, who died in August, filed the lawsuit against Jensen Farms...

    Listeria outbreak linked to cheese kills 1, sickens 7

    A listeria outbreak linked to cheese has killed one person in California and sickened seven in Maryland, including three newborns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that the outbreak is linked to semi-soft, Latino-style cheese...

    How common is listeria infection?

    Q: Occasionally, I read about an outbreak of listeria from some food source. Most recently it was cantaloupe. Where does listeria come from and who carries it? Is infection with listeria common? A: Listeria is found in soil and water. It can...

    No jail for 2 cantaloupe farmers guilty in deadly listeria outbreak

    No jail for 2 cantaloupe farmers guilty in deadly listeria outbreak
    DENVER -- Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers linked to the nation's deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in a quarter-century were sentenced Tuesday to probation and home detention, but the judge said he wasn't sending them to prison so that they could...