listeria

Lettuce Recall Expanded
A California farm that issued a voluntary lettuce recall over listeria contamination concerns said its notice has gone out to 19 states and Canada. True Leaf Farms of Salinas initially announced a recall of 90 cartons of romaine lettuce shipped to an Oregon food service distributor, which shipped th…
Long Road From Farm To Fork Worsens Food Outbreaks
WASHINGTON (AP) — The recent listeria outbreak from cantaloupe demonstrates one likely cause of large-scale occurrences of serious illnesses linked to tainted food: the long and winding road what we eat takes from farm to fork. A cantaloupe grown on a Colorado field may make four or five stop…
Cantaloupes Cause Listeria Outbreak in Wyo
CHEYENNE, WYO. — Wyoming state health officials are investigating whether the death last week of a Sheridan County woman is related to contaminated cantaloupes from Colorado. Wyoming Department of Health Spokeswoman Kim Deti says Monday the woman died from exposure to listeria, a type of bact…