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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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Springdale AR plant cited in salmonella outbreak.

A Cargill Inc. production facility at Springdale, Arkansas is being blamed for a nationwide outbreak of salmonella poisoning in ground turkey products. The US Department of Agriculture has ordered a recall of 36-million pounds of ground turkey blamed for a … Continue reading

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