(By Josh Grenier/MGN)
1,450 Blue Bell workers losing jobs after listeria problems
Blue Bell Creameries says it will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a total product recall. Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:32pm
FDA issues sweeping new food safety rules
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens. Fri, 01/04/2013 - 5:10pm
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. Wed, 10/19/2011 - 5:33pm
Company recalls canteloupes sold in several states, including NC
North Carolina is one of 17 states where a Colorado company has recalled cantaloupes because of the potential of Listeria contamination. Thu, 09/15/2011 - 5:40pm