cantaloupe http://hppr.org en Unpacking lessons from Colorado's cantaloupe listeria scare http://hppr.org/post/unpacking-lessons-colorados-cantaloupe-listeria-scare <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>When Colorado cantaloupe laden with the deadly pathogen listeria killed more than 30 people in 2011, shockwaves rippled throughout the food industry. The outbreak made one thing clear: huge cracks exist in the systems meant to keep our food safe to eat. Denver Post reporters Michael Booth and Jennifer Brown set out to explore those conflicts within food safety in their new book Eating Dangerously. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 05:01:27 +0000 Luke Runyon 29512 at http://hppr.org Unpacking lessons from Colorado's cantaloupe listeria scare Guilty plea to criminal charges has implications for the entire food industry http://hppr.org/post/guilty-plea-criminal-charges-has-implications-entire-food-industry <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Colorado farmers who distributed cantaloupes infected with listeria two years ago pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal charges Tuesday. Jensen Farms, located outside Holly, Colo., was the source of the outbreak that killed 33 people nationwide.</span></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 04:52:47 +0000 Luke Runyon & HPPR 23359 at http://hppr.org Guilty plea to criminal charges has implications for the entire food industry