From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 10.18.2011
List of victims grows, triggering another recall
The Listeria monocytogenes outbreak traced to tainted cantaloupe has claimed the lives of at least 25 people and sickened 98, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Oct. 18.
Measure by N.Y. senator broadens definition of tainted meat, poultry, and eggs
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation designed to reform food safety oversight within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).