CantaloupeRecall

Dirty Packing Plant to Blame for Melon Listeria Outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday outlined a chain of causes for the cantaloupe-generated listeria outbreak, saying that traces of the bacteria in the growing fields probably spread by truck to an unsanitary packing plant.

FDA Cites Dirty Equipment in Cantaloupe Outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration says the deadly listeria outbreak in cantaloupe was probably caused by pools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean packing equipment at a Colorado farm.