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MidSouth hardest hit by food poisoning outbreak.

The Center for Disease Control says the listeria outbreak spread by tainted cantaloupes from Colorado represents the most wide-spread food poisoning event of its type. Illnesses from the current outbreak have been reported in 28 states and the MidSouth is … Continue reading

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Cantaloupe contamination continues.

If you find a cantaloupe in your Halloween night goody bag, perhaps it is best set aside. For decades, trick-or-treaters have heard the scare stories about tainted treats, but the cantaloupe nightmare continues for consumers and a Colorado grower. Another … Continue reading

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MidSouth melons linked to poisoning outbreak.

Consumers across the heartland are being advised to check their melons. An outbreak of food poisoning has been linked to a Colorado produced crop of cantaloupes, the first such contamination to occur in the US. The melons are from the … Continue reading

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Texas illnesses investigated in food poisoning outbreak.

Two infection cases in Texas are being investigated as part of an outbreak that is being blamed for the death of a Colorado resident. The food poisoning is linked to tainted cantaloupe and may be the same source blamed for … Continue reading

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