Be aware: The CDC is investigating a Listeria outbreak linked to commercially-produced, prepackaged caramel apples. 29 people. 10 states. Several deaths.
Jensen Farms, the farm found responsible for the deadly listeria outbreak last year, filed for bankruptcy. Thirty-six people died in the outbreak after eating cantaloupe from the farm.
Several weeks ago, a cantaloupe recall was issued for fear of listeria contamination. Since listeria takes several weeks to incubate, the effects are just being felt now…and they are not good. Here are some statistics on the outbreak so far: