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Cantaloupe Farmers Criminally Charged In Connection With 2011 Deadly Listeria Outbreak
2013-09-27 07:26:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A 2011 deadly outbreak of listeria in cantaloupes has resulted in criminal charges brought against two Colorado brothers who own the farm where the illness stemmed from. The outbreak caused the deaths of at least 33 people and sickened more than 140 across 28 states. Eric and Ryan Jensen, owners of Jensen Farms in Granada, Colorado, turned themselves in on Thursday and appeared in court on charges of distributing listeria-tainted...

Listeria Outbreak Prompts Recall Of Crave Brothers Cheese
2013-07-07 04:38:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Crave Brothers and Whole Foods Market Inc. have both issued recall notices for a line of cheeses linked to a listeria outbreak responsible for at least one death, various media outlets are reporting. According to Gillian Mohney of ABC News, the California-based supermarket and health food store chain announced on Friday that they were recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese due to possible contamination with the bacteria. The...

2012-09-24 23:01:00

Frontera Produce and Primus Labs were named as defendants in a lawsuit stemming from the 2011 Jensen Farms cantaloupe Listeria outbreak. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Marler Clark, the nation´s leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness, and Shreveport-based McMichael, Medlin, D´Anna, Wedgeworth & Lafargue, filed a lawsuit Friday on behalf of the sons of a Baton Rouge woman who died as a result of a Listeria infection she contracted during last...

2012-09-14 23:03:06

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Cantaloupe Listeria Case. Bossier Parish, LA (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 The attorneys of the Seattle-based Food Safety Law Firm, Marler Clark, and McMichael, Medlin, D'Anna, Wedgeworth & Lafargue filed a Listeria lawsuit (No. 139958) yesterday against Frontera Produce, the distributor of cantaloupes that the FDA identified as the source of a nationwide Listeria outbreak in September 2011; Primus Group, a company that provided auditing services for Jensen...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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