Make Our Food Safe
10/21/2011

"House panel probing contaminated cantaloupes linked to outbreak"

The Hill | Julian Pecquet

"The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced a probe of the Colorado cantaloupe farm linked to a deadly listeria outbreak.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Friday announced a probe of the Colorado cantaloupe farm linked to a deadly listeria outbreak.

The panel sent Jensen Farms' co-owners a bipartisan letter requesting that they make arrangements with committee staff to schedule a briefing about the deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in 25 years. Jensen Farms cantaloupes are responsible for at least 25 deaths in 26 states, according to federal authorities ... "

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