May 31, 2012
Jensen Farms files for bankruptcy in wake of listeria deaths

Jensen Farms, the southeastern Colorado cantaloupe growers who were the source of a deadly listeria outbreak last year, filed for bankruptcy Friday.

Lawsuits from the outbreak, which caused at least 32 deaths and dozens of hospitalizations, are prominent in the filing. Attorneys for Jensen Farms and for wrongful-death plaintiffs welcomed the step.

Read more: Jensen Farms files bankruptcy in wake of cantaloupe listeria deaths – The Denver Post


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