Listeria Outbreak Death Toll Rises to 29

November 4, 2011 Updated Nov 4, 2011 at 12:46 PM EDT

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Listeria Outbreak Death Toll Rises to 29

November 4, 2011 Updated Nov 4, 2011 at 12:46 PM EDT

According to a USA Today story, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 29 people have now died as a result of a listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe from a Colorado farm.

According to the USA Today story, that total marks the deadliest foodborne outbreak since 1924 in the U.S.

Read the USA Today story HERE.