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cantaloupe outbreak could be deadliest in a decade

from ap: 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 illnesses, including 13 deaths, are linked to the tainted fruit. State and local officials say they are investigating three additional deaths that may be connected.

updates:
listeria does not grow on cantaloupes: why the 'deadliest food outbreak' of the decade is yet another food scare campaign*

florida grocery stores recall spinach dip for listeria*