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December 18, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Government Officials Issue Final Tally for Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak ]
Holly, CO Government health officials issued a final tally for a months-long cantaloupe listeria outbreak that stemmed from Jensen Farms in Holly, Colorado, according to MSNBC.
December 9, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ More Cantaloupe Lawsuits Filed ]
Albuquerque, NM Another cantaloupe lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the massive cantaloupe recall from September 2011. At least 29 people died in the cantaloupe listeria outbreak and one woman reportedly suffered a miscarriage. An additional 139 people became ill, allegedly linked to the cantaloupe recall.
November 29, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Cantaloupe Food Poisoning Deaths Allegedly Point to Inadequate Inspections ]
Lake Forest Park, WA The cantaloupe food poisoning deaths that were allegedly caused by fruit from a Colorado farm have led many to point fingers at the inspection practices that regulators use, Bloomberg reported.
November 15, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Cantaloupe Listeria Lawsuits Filed ]
Houston, TX In the wake of the recent cantaloupe recall, reportedly the deadliest food recall in years, cantaloupe food poisoning lawsuits have been filed, alleging consumers were seriously harmed from eating food linked to the 2011 cantaloupe recall. Although the death toll linked to the Rocky Ford cantaloupe has not risen in a few days, there is still the possibility that patients could fall ill from the cantaloupe, because listeriosis has a long incubation period.
November 5, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Death Toll in Cantaloupe Recall Rises ]
Los Angeles, CA As the death toll linked to the cantaloupe recall rises, lawsuits have been filed against the companies involved in the 2011 cantaloupe recall. Although there should no longer be any listeria cantaloupe in customer's refrigerators, there is still a chance that people who ingested the recalled cantaloupe could become ill, meaning the death toll could still increase.
October 24, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Potential Source of Cantaloupe Food Poisoning Identified by FDA Officials ]
Holly, CO Officials from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that pools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean equipment at a Colorado farm's packing facility were most likely to blame for the recent cantaloupe food poisoning outbreak, according to The Associated Press.
October 20, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Listeria-Contaminated Cantaloupe Illness Increases ]
Washington, DC The number of people who have become ill from consuming Listeria contaminated cantaloupes has risen to 123, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports, with the death toll so far at 25.
October 18, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ First Cantaloupe Listeria Illness Reported in Pennsylvania ]
Harrisburg, PA The first illness from Listeria contaminated cantaloupe in the state of Pennsylvania is being reported this week, with state health officials confirming that an elderly suburban woman in Montgomery County became ill after eating an infected cantaloupe. She was hospitalized in early September but has since recovered, according to media reports.
October 14, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Cantaloupe Recall Expands As More Deaths Are Reported ]
Buffalo, NY As more reports come in of people suffering from listeria contamination linked to the recent cantaloupe recall, the recall on cantaloupe itself has been expanded. According to NPR (10/07/11), the 2011 cantaloupe recall now involves precut fruit salads, which reportedly contain cantaloupe linked to the listeria outbreak.
October 12, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Attorney: Cantaloupe Food Poisoning Dangerous for Some ]
Houston, TX As the effects of the recent listeria outbreak linked to the recent cantaloupe recall continue to spread, more reports of illness and death are coming in, including reports of health effects suffered by pregnant women. Aimee Robert, attorney with Johnson Law Group, says this listeria outbreak, which led to a recall on cantaloupe, is particularly dangerous.
- Death Toll from Listeria-Contaminated Cantaloupe Rises By Lucy Campbell (Oct-7-11)
- Cantaloupe Listeria Risk Could Last for Months, CDC Warns By Lucy Campbell (Oct-3-11)