Latest Melons Stories

Cantaloupes Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk
2012-08-19 07:20:42

Two are dead and 141 others have fallen ill as a result of a salmonella outbreak that has spread across 20 US states, according to state and federal health officials.

2012-07-21 23:03:10

Known primarily as a staple of American summer picnics for decades, Watermelon has become a traditional, summertime snack to refresh people across the globe.

2012-01-25 12:58:49

The widely used farm practice of grafting watermelon and other melon plants onto squash or pumpkin rootstocks results in larger amounts of certain pesticides in the melon fruit, scientists are reporting in a new study.

2011-10-02 20:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is urging consumers in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York,

2011-10-01 12:00:00

Marler Clark Listeria lawyers have filed a fifth lawsuit in the Jensen Farms Rocky Ford cantaloupe Listeria outbreak.

Image 1 - Scientists Making Better Melons
2011-09-20 10:24:22

With the extended statewide dry spell, researchers at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde and elsewhere have been focusing their attention on improving varieties of more drought-tolerant crops, particularly melons.

2011-08-12 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, AUGUST 13: WATERMELON FESTIVAL Profile America -- Saturday, August 13th.

2009-08-31 09:04:43

Melon Acres Inc. of Oaktown, Ind., announced the recall of cantaloupes distributed through Farm-Wey Produce of Lakeland, Fla., due to possible contamination. The U.S.

2009-08-27 14:56:32

U.S. scientists say they've discovered watermelon juice can be a valuable source of biofuel, with the juice from rejected watermelons fermented into ethanol. U.S.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).