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Local grocers move to protect customers as state officials identify source of Listeria outbreak

September 19, 2011
Local grocers move to protect customers as state officials identify source of Listeria outbreak

The recent listeria outbreak that hospitalized at least 20 and killed two, was pinpointed to Jensen Farms in southeastern Colorado. In order to protect it's customers, City Market Grocery Stores issued automated warnings to shoppers - including ones here in the Roaring Fork Valley - who had recently purchased the contaminated melon. KDNK's Eric Skalac spoke with Dr. Chris Urbina, who heads the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.


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