Rocky Ford cantaloupe

8:32am

Sun August 19, 2012
Agriculture

Rocky Ford Melon Growers Rebound

North American Cantaloupes
USDA Wikimedia Commons

5:00am

Mon April 30, 2012
Business

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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1:22pm

Wed October 19, 2011
Health

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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