Tainted Canteloupes Cause Pregnant Woman To Miscarry As GOP Still Fights To Gut Food Safety LawsQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|A rash of deadly food outbreaks have hit the nation. Salmonella-tainted turkey forced the third-largest recall on record, E. Coli contamination forced the recall of more than 130,000 pounds of ground beef in Ohio, and listeria-tainted fruit caused the country's deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade. Indeed, the listeria from contaminated cantaloupes have now infected at least 100 people and claimed 18 lives. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that people have died in New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Texas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. And now Iowa joins the list, where a pregnant woman had a miscarriage after contracting listerosis.|
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