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Colo. farmers arrested in deadly listeria outbreak

3 years 3 months 4 weeks ago September 26, 2013 Sep 26, 2013 Thursday, September 26 2013 September 26, 2013 1:07 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

DENVER- The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm have been arrested on charges stemming from a listeria outbreak that killed 33 people.

Federal prosecutors say brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen were arrested Thursday on charges of introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce.

Prosecutors say the federal Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control determined that the Jensen's didn't adequately clean the cantaloupe.

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