FDA, CDC Give Listeria Outbreak Update

WASHINGTON – During a conference call Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered an overview of factors that potentially contributed to the listeria contamination of whole, fresh cantaloupes at Jensen Farms in Colorado and also provided a current count of illnesses and deaths resulting from ingestion of the tainted melons.

Figures showed that, while new cases are decreasing, they have grown since the last

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