Jensen Farms http://www.kunc.org en Unpacking Lessons From Colorado's Cantaloupe Listeria Scare http://www.kunc.org/post/unpacking-lessons-colorados-cantaloupe-listeria-scare <p>When Colorado cantaloupe laden with the deadly pathogen listeria killed more than 30 people in 2011, shockwaves rippled throughout the food industry. The outbreak made one thing clear: huge cracks exist in the systems meant to keep our food safe to eat.</p><p><em>Denver Post</em> reporters Michael Booth and Jennifer Brown set out to explore those conflicts within food safety in their new book <em>Eating Dangerously</em>.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54758 at http://www.kunc.org Unpacking Lessons From Colorado's Cantaloupe Listeria Scare Cantaloupe Farmers Get Probation Over Deadly Listeria Outbreak http://www.kunc.org/post/cantaloupe-farmers-get-probation-over-deadly-listeria-outbreak Two cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a 2011 outbreak of listeria that killed 33 people, were sentenced on Tuesday to five years probation and six months of home detention.<p>The AP reports:<p><blockquote><p>"A federal magistrate also ordered brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen to each pay $150,000 in restitution and perform 100 hours of community service. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:52:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 53710 at http://www.kunc.org Cantaloupe Farmers Get Probation Over Deadly Listeria Outbreak Cantaloupe Farmers Plead Guilty To Criminal Charges http://www.kunc.org/post/cantaloupe-farmers-plead-guilty-criminal-charges <p>The Colorado farmers who distributed cantaloupes infected with listeria two years ago pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal charges Tuesday. Jensen Farms, located outside Holly, Colo., was the source of the outbreak that killed 33 people nationwide.</p><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 22:01:15 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 51080 at http://www.kunc.org Cantaloupe Farmers Plead Guilty To Criminal Charges Listeria Outbreak Still Haunts Colorado's Cantaloupe Growers http://www.kunc.org/post/listeria-outbreak-still-haunts-colorados-cantaloupe-growers Two years after cantaloupe were linked to one of the worst foodborne<a href="http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/04/the-ten-deadliest-outbreaks-in-history-revisited/#.UgqI7NKKK5I"> outbreaks</a> in U.S. history, lawyers have filed a fresh round of lawsuits. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 07:05:00 +0000 48322 at http://www.kunc.org Listeria Outbreak Still Haunts Colorado's Cantaloupe Growers The Curious Cases Of Contaminated Cantaloupes http://www.kunc.org/post/curious-cases-contaminated-cantaloupes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the past couple years, cantaloupe has wound up in the headlines for the wrong reasons.</span></p><p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Luke Runyon 43610 at http://www.kunc.org The Curious Cases Of Contaminated Cantaloupes