An outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe has sickened at least 109 people and led to 21 deaths, tying for the deadliest food poisoning toll in more than a decade, federal health officials said Friday. Full story
A pregnant Iowa woman has become the first to suffer to a miscarriage after contracting a listeria infection tied to tainted cantaloupe, underscoring the seriousness of the ongoing outbreak in vulnerable people, state health officials said. Full story
Health magazine’s Dr. Roshini Raj speaks with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie about common foods can make you sick and what you can do to prevent illness.
Produce manager Nate Codina arranges a display of Rocky Ford cantaloupes at a Kings Soopers market in Denver on July 13, 2012.
Michelle Wakley-Paciorek holds her daughter Kendall Paciorek after being examined by occupational therapist and a speech pathologist. Kendall's development will be closely watched in the first year for signs of any problems that might be caused by being born three months premature.
Cantaloupes rot in the afternoon heat on a field on the Jensen Farms near Holly, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. The Food and Drug Administration has recalled 300,000 cases of cantaloupe grown on the Jensen Farms after connecting it with a listeria outbreak. Officials said Wednesday more illnes