April 22, 2012 12:36 AM
GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan company says it's recalling pizza calzone products because of possible listeria contamination. Albie's Foods of Gaylord says about 310 pounds of fully cooked, ready-to-eat pizza calzone products were produced on April 10 and shipped to customers in Michigan and Indiana. The recall covers packages... more »
February 23, 2012 6:07 AM
DENVER (AP) - The governor's forum on Colorado agriculture plans to feature discussions on food safety and how to reduce outbreaks. This year, the annual event comes after a listeria outbreak was traced to cantaloupes grown at Jensen Farms in Colorado. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the... more »
January 19, 2012 3:05 PM
The owner of the southeastern Colorado farm where the listeria outbreak was pinpointed last year faces new charges from the U.S. Department of Labor.
The departrments Wage and Hour Division has fined cantaloupe grower Eric Jensen, who owns and operates Jensen Farms in Holly, $4,250 in civil money penalties... more »
November 2, 2011 6:41 PM
DENVER (AP) - The death toll in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe has reached 29 after federal health authorities say an eighth person has died in Colorado.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that 139 people have been sickened or killed in 28 states.
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October 21, 2011 12:54 PM
DENVER (AP) - Members of Congress have requested a briefing with the Colorado cantaloupe farm whose packing facility has been traced to a deadly listeria outbreak.
Reps. Diana DeGette of Colorado and Henry Waxman of California earlier this month asked for a congressional hearing on the outbreak to learn... more »
October 4, 2011 5:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials have raised the death toll to 18 in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that they have confirmed 100 illnesses in 20 states. That includes the 18 deaths. The agency said it has confirmed... more »
September 30, 2011 7:19 PM
A third person has died of Listeria in Colorado after eating cantaloupe from Jensen Farms; it puts the nationwide death toll to as many at 17 people. The CDC also updated the number of those infected today to 84 in 19 states, and that number could continue to go up... more »
September 30, 2011 4:02 AM
SALINAS, Calif. (AP) - A California farm is voluntarily recalling bags of chopped romaine lettuce because of possible contamination with listeria, though no illnesses have been reported.
True Leaf Farms, of Salinas, announced Thursday that it's recalling 90 cartons that were shipped to an Oregon food service distributor. From... more »
September 29, 2011 1:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials said Wednesday more illnesses and possibly more deaths may be linked to an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe in coming weeks.
So far, the outbreak has caused at least 72 illnesses - including up to 16 deaths - in 18 states, making it... more »
September 19, 2011 12:23 AM
Farmers in Rocky Ford are scrambling to clear their name after a listeria scare was mistakenly linked to the area.
Health Department memos claimed the tainted cantaloupes were from the "Rocky Ford Region". Just recently it's been learned that the cantaloupes in question were actually from the Jensen Farms... more »
September 15, 2011 1:15 PM
While stores in Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas, are working to clear the shelves of Cantaloupes that may be tainted with Listeria a law firm based in Seattle Wa. representing the Palmer family in Colorado Springs has filed a suit against Jensen Farms, Inc.
The suit was filed in... more »
September 14, 2011 8:18 PM
DENVER (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to determine the source of contaminated cantaloupe blamed for a multistate listeriosis outbreak.
Several Colorado grocery stores have removed cantaloupe from shelves, though there has been no official recall. More than... more »
September 14, 2011 6:10 PM
DENVER (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to determine the source of contaminated cantaloupe blamed for a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis.
Several Colorado grocery stores have removed cantaloupe from shelves, even though there has been no official recall. At... more »
September 13, 2011 4:36 PM
El Paso County Public Health has received two additional reports of Listeria in older adults, although laboratory results regarding whether they are linked to the multi-state outbreak are still pending.
El Paso County now has a total of four Listeria cases including one death.
"We advise people at... more »
September 9, 2011 4:26 PM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's state health department has identified cantaloupe as the likely source of a multi-state listeria outbreak that has sickened at least nine people in the state.
Two people have died after being infected with listeria in Colorado but only one of the deaths has been linked... more »
September 3, 2011 4:39 PM
News 5 has confirmed one of the two deaths from a listeria outbreak was in El Paso County, according to El Paso County Public Health officials.
An epidemiologist for Colorado's health department, Alicia Cronquist, said nine people were sickened during August, compared with two in a typical month. Seven... more »
September 2, 2011 8:42 PM
Officials at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today announced the state health department has identified a sharp increase in the number of Listeria monocytogenes infections reported to public health agencies.
Nine cases were reported during August, with seven of the nine cases reported since August 29.... more »
September 2, 2011 2:40 PM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado health officials say listeria killed two people in the state last month as the number of cases spiked.
An epidemiologist for the state health department, Alicia Cronquist, said a total of nine people were sickened by listeria during August, compared with two in a typical... more »
August 24, 2010 9:19 AM
Now that you've rid your refrigerator of suspect eggs, here's another recall to check out.
Deli meat sold at Wal-Mart is being recalled because of a possible listeria contamination. The meat was sold here in Colorado and nationwide.
The meat was marketed under the Marketside Grab and Go... more »