Tue August 14, 2012
The Salt

Reach For The Fries? Apple Slices Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 9:29 am

This apple-topped salad is one of several products being recalled for potential contamination with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes
Ready Pac, Inc.

If you've been applauding yourself recently for choosing the apple slices over the french fries for your kid's fast food meal, or an apple-laden prepackaged salad for your own dinner, you might want to hit the pause button.

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Mon April 30, 2012

Colorado Cantaloupe Farmers Face Uncertain Future

Kirk Siegler KUNC

Last fall, a listeria outbreak in cantaloupes traced to a southeastern Colorado farm killed thirty people and sickened dozens more in 28 states. The economic fallout from the tragedy has also been far reaching.

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Wed October 19, 2011

FDA Cites Cantaloupe Packing Facility in Listeria Outbreak

Creative Commons

The Food and Drug Administration is reporting that conditions in Jensen Farms’ cantaloupe packing facility led to a listeria outbreak that has killed 25 and sickened 123 people.

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