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U.S. death toll from cantaloupe rises to 23

WASHINGTON — An outbreak of listeria in farm-grown cantaloupes has killed 23 people and sickened 116 more in the United States since late July, health authorities said Wednesday. A woman who was pregnant and fell ill with listeriosis after eating a contaminated cantaloupe has also miscarried, the Centers for Disease…

Kansas firm recalls cantaloupe linked to Listeria outbreak

(Reuters) – A Kansas-based food processor recalled hundreds of pounds of fresh-cut cantaloupe on Friday because of possible Listeria contamination linked to melons from Colorado that were blamed for an outbreak that has killed eight people. Carol’s Cuts was recalling 594 pounds of cantaloupe packaged in 5-pound trays and as…