cantaloupes

Salmonella Outbreak
1:41 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner: No salmonella-tainted cantaloupes in Louisiana

Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says none of the salmonella-tainted cantaloupes that recently killed two people and sickened 141 nationwide have been traced to Louisiana.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the salmonella outbreak is linked to contaminated cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana. The outbreak comes a year after cantaloupes contaminated with listeria from Colorado killed at least 30 people and sickened 146.

Farmers Market Minute
9:15 am
Sat June 30, 2012

Louisiana Cantaloupe

This time of year, all eyes are on watermelons, and for good reason: local farmers grow stars and stripe melons just in time for the July 4th weekend.

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