Two dead from Listeria outbreak in Australia

Australians have been urged to throw out cantaloupe (rockmelon) due to the Listeria outbreak in that has left two people dead. Ten elderly people across Australia were diagnosed with listeriosis after consuming cantaloupe. Two of the six who became ill subsequently died. The outbreak has been linked to a rockmelon grower in Nericon in the NSW Riverina region. The company stopped production after being notified of the contamination. There have been 15 cases of listeria infection in Australia this year in total. Ten are being blamed on the contaminated rockmelon. @
Australians told to throw out rockmelon after two deaths in listeria outbreak

Melon association says fruit bought before Wednesday should be discarded or returned

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