listeria cantaloupe outbreak

cantaloupelawsuit.bmpThe Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed that two elderly women who died of listerosis this month were infected with the same strain of Listeria found in the recalled cantaloupes produced by Jensen Farms in Colorado. 

The cantaloupe Listeria outbreak, which is now the 2nd deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in US history, has

Today, the CDC updated its count of the number of people infected by Listeria in the cantaloupe outbreak.  A total of 100 persons infected with any of the four outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported to CDC from 20 states. All illnesses started on or after July 31, 2011. The number of infected persons