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With Arizona among 25 states that received cantaloupe from Colorado that has been linked with a listeria outbreak, it is “probable to possible” that some people will get sick during the next few weeks, a state health official said Thursday. Read more»

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. has dropped its lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ending a month-long fight over whether the food company’s cantaloupes should be banned from the United States. Read more»

Health officials blame tainted cantaloupes for causing 13 deaths and 72 illnesses in the United States in what may be one of the deadliest outbreaks in recent history. Read more»

Listeria, a deadly bacterial infection has been blamed for four deaths in Colorado and New Mexico. Health officials believe that cantaloupes are to blame for the outbreak. This is particularly concerning to the farmers in the Colorado region popular for the fruit. Read more»