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Listeria expert provides safety tips for cantaloupe outbreak

Burlington, VermontOctober 24, 2011 

A deadly foodborne illness has been linked to cantaloupes grown by the owners of Jensen Farms in Colorado. 

So far the Listeria outbreak has killed more than two dozen people and sickened more than 120 others.  Deaths have been reported in 26 states, but there are no cases reported in Vermont.  Congress now plans to get involved to figure out what went wrong.

Cathy Donnelly is a UVM professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. She is an expert on Listeria.

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