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Listeria Outbreak: Produce Industry Has to Raise Bar

The listeria epidemic, in which the deadly illness to spread to 28 states and was later traced to Jensen Farms, in Colorado, was the nation’s deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in 25 years. The FDA concluded the melons likely were contaminated in the Jensen Farms’ packing house, and that dirty equipment and standing water were to blame. They found that …

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