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Tribune ReporterLast summer I wrote about attempts by Congress to get rid of Department of Agriculture program that routinely checks for deadly pathogens in produce. The tiny $4.5 million program is rather unglamorously named the Microbiological Data Program and it...
Money & CompanyOcean Spray expands is recall of craisins after finding tiny metal pieces...
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....
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says as many as 17 people have now died after eating contaminated cantaloupe. The cantaloupe has been traced back to Jensen Farms in Holly, Colorado. An Eyewitness News viewer has questions about the...
Daily American Sunday EditorThe rising death toll in the cantaloupe listeria outbreak in Colorado has thrown into sharp relief the need for safe food growing, harvesting and processing. While the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is working to determine the exact mechanisms...
Every consumer should follow three basic steps to prevent foodborne illness caused by the bacterium Listeria, according to food safety experts at the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), - Keep refrigerated foods cold. -...
Q13 FOX News reporterA Seattle law firm has filed a seventh lawsuit on behalf of victims of the latest listeria outbreak. The CDC says 18 people in 20 states have died, and at least 100 people have become ill because of contaminated cantaloupe. Health officials in Iowa say a...
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...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported new deaths...
KTLAWASHINGTON, DC (KTLA) -- The Food and Drug Administration has isolated the exact source of the deadly listeria outbreak in 12 states. The outbreak is blamed for 25 deaths, and 123 illnesses. It was traced to consumption of Rocky Ford cantaloupes grown...
Cows are really pretty amazing critters. They continue to amaze me with their toughness and adaptability. I was recently called to examine a beef cow with a history of weight loss after weaning a calf. Weight loss is common in beef cows while a calf is at...
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