Listeria-infected Cantaloupes Kill 4

A melon farm in Arkansas Valley of Colorado has issued a voluntary recall of its cantaloupes after a Listeria outbreak killed 4 and sickened 16 people from different states in the U.S.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the deaths from the Listeria outbreak were from Colorado and New Mexico. State health departments said more deaths could be confirmed when they get the results of the testing.

The CDC also named the states where the 22 people were infected: Colorado, Indiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and West Virginia. [Read more…]