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Listeria Outbreak Still Haunts Colorado’s Cantaloupe Growers

Listeria Outbreak Still Haunts Colorado’s Cantaloupe Growers

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The contaminated fruit that killed 33 people and sickened at least 147 others in 2011 came from a farm 90 miles from Rocky Ford, Colo. But the town’s many melon farmers took a huge hit nonetheless, and are still trying to convince the public their cantaloupes are safe.

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