FDA confirms Listeria monocytogenes on Jensen Farms? Rocky Ford-brand cantaloupes — Jensen Farms voluntarily recalled product last week in response to outbreak – US Food and Drug Administration announced that it found Listeria monocytogenes in samples of Jensen Farms’ Rocky Ford-brand cantaloupe taken from a Denver-area store and on samples taken from equipment and cantaloupe at the Jensen Farms’ packing facility.
FDA warns consumers not to eat Rocky Ford Cantaloupes shipped by Jensen Farms – Jensen Farms recalls Rocky Ford cantaloupe due to potential link to a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis – US FDA is warning consumers not to eat Rocky Ford Cantaloupe shipped by Jensen Farms of Granada, Colo. The majority of the patients reported eating cantaloupe marketed from the Rocky Ford growing region. FDA’s traceback data from the State of Colorado about their confirmed cases of Listeria monocytogenes have identified a common producer of Rocky Ford cantaloupes. That producer is Jensen Farms. Although the investigation is ongoing, no other Rocky Ford cantaloupe producer has been found in common in the Colorado traceback.
FDA investigates multistate outbreak of listeriosis – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health agencies to investigate a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis.
Amalgamated Produce, Inc. Recalls Sprouts in the North Eastern United States Because of Possible Health Risk – Amalgamated Produce, Inc. (API), Bridgeport, CT, announced a voluntary recall of its Specialty Farms, Vermont Sprout House, Nature’s Promise and BroccoSprouts (noted as distributed by API, Bridgeport, CT) sprout items with sell by date codes of March_31 through April_27, 2009.