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KDHE continues to warn consumers about Rocky Ford cantaloupes

TOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend consumers and especially persons at high risk for listeriosis to not eat cantaloupes marketed from Jensen Farms in the Rocky Ford region of Colorado due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause serious illness.
Those at high risk include older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women,
Rocky Ford cantaloupes from Jensen Farms were distributed in Kansas and several other states. The cantaloupes were grown at Jensen ...


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