Science, Health and Technology
9:06 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Producer recalls chicken and ham products over listeria contamination

Midwest food retailers may be impacted by another recall of chicken and ham products by Garden-Fresh Foods of Milwaukee, Wis. The company announced last week its recall of 103,080 pounds of ready-to-eat food possibly contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. This is the company’s third recall in the last two months.

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9:01 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Cantaloupe farmers plead guilty to criminal charges for listeria outbreak

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Two Colorado farmers admitted to causing the deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in a decade Tuesday. Jensen Farms, located in Colorado, was the source of the outbreak that killed 33 people nationwide and sickened seven in Missouri.

In front of a federal judge, brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen pleaded guilty for the listeria outbreak linked back to their cantaloupe farm. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for January. 

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5:50 pm
Thu October 20, 2011

Listeria Tainted Cantaloupe in Northwest Missouri

The FDA says the deadly listeria outbreak in cantaloupe was likely due to pools of water on the floor and old, packing equipment at a Colorado farm.
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Another case of Listeria tainted cantaloupe has been identified in northwest Missouri.

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PM Newscast
10:05 am
Thu October 20, 2011

Newscast for October 20, 2011

  • Libyans in Columbia react to the death of Moammar Gadhafi.
  • Missouri farmers benefit from Free Trade Agreements.
  • University of Missouri Board of Curators approves a retirement plan for new employees.
  • The Missouri House tries to work out the differences over a wide-ranging tax credit bill.
  • Another case of Listeria tainted cantaloupe has been identified in northwest Missouri.
  • Boone County launches a new website, to help residents find out whether or not they have unclaime