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Cantaloupe outbreak from possible listeria is deadliest in a decade

WASHINGTON — Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that 72 ...

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Maryland probes death linked to tainted cantaloupe

Maryland health officials are investigating whether cantaloupe linked to an outbreak of listeria made it into the state, after a Marylander was among eight people nationwide who died from eating tainted produce. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said ...

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