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.
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.