Growers Push Cantaloupe Safety After Listeria Deaths

Colorado cantaloupe growers are promoting new safeguards as Rocky Ford melons return to grocery stores a year after a deadly listeria outbreak killed 30 people, including two in North Texas.


In this photo illustration, a cantaloupe is seen sliced open. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Deal Close In Colorado Listeria Lawsuits

Lawyers involved in lawsuits against a Colorado farm identified as the source of a deadly listeria outbreak last fall said Monday they were close to a settlement in the case.


In this photo illustration, a cantaloupe is seen sliced open. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Texas Family Sues Over Alleged Listeria Death

A negligence lawsuit filed by the family of an 89-year-old North Texas woman says she died after eating cantaloupe allegedly tainted with listeria.



Dirty Equipment Cited In Cantaloupe Outbreak

Dirty equipment at a cantaloupe packing facility was probably to blame for the deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in 25 years, the FDA said.



Long Road From Farm To Fork Worsens Food Outbreaks

The recent listeria outbreak from cantaloupe shows that large-scale occurrences of serious illnesses linked to tainted food have grown more common over the years, partly because much of what we eat takes a long and winding road from farm to fork.



2nd North Texas Death From Listeria Infection Confirmed

Officials say a second North Texas resident who became ill from listeria linked to cantaloupes from a Colorado farm has died.



Dallas County Reports 1st Death From Listeria Infection

A Dallas County man, who got sick after eating contaminated cantaloupe and contracting listeria, has died. In all, there have been four people sickened with listeria in Dallas County, but this is the first death.



Third Case Of Listeria Linked To Nat’l Outbreak

Another case of listeria in Dallas County has been linked to a national outbreak that was traced back to cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Colorado.



Two Dallas County Listeria Cases Linked To Recalled Cantaloupes

Two recent cases of listeria among Dallas County residents did come from the same source that caused a multistate investigation earlier in the month, Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.



Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Includes 2 Texas Cases

Health officials have issued a warning for Rocky Ford cantaloupes amid an outbreak blamed for four deaths and 15 cases of the strain in four states — including Texas.