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Listeria: Farmers Get Probation for Deadly Outbreak

The deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 was caused by cantaloupes that were contained in a Colorado packing house with a dirty floor and dirty processing equipment. The foodborne illness killed 33 people and sickened 147 others. It was the deadliest food outbreak in almost 100 years. Today, brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen, the cantaloupe farmers that were responsible for the …

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Listeria Outbreak: Farmers Arrested for Role

In 2011, the United States saw one of its worst food-borne sicknesses in its history: 33 people were killed and 147 more faced serious illness. Yesterday, the two men responsible for the outbreak, Eric and Ryan Jensen, were arrested and charged for a misdemeanor account of introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce. The charge is a rare one. The U.S. …

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