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Colorado Department of Agriculture Receives Marketing Award for 2012 Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Revitalization Campaign

Colorado Department of Agriculture Receives Marketing Award for 2012 Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Revitalization Campaign

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture received the “Award of Agricultural Marketing Excellence” at the annual North American Agricultural Marketing Officials (NAAMO) conference in Alexandria, VA.  The prestigious, national marketing award is in recognition for the campaign following the 2011 listeria tragedy. Following the 2011 listeria outbreak, the Colorado Department of Agriculture and the families in […]

Cantaloupes from Rocky Ford Region Linked to Listeria Outbreak

Cantaloupes from Rocky Ford Region Linked to Listeria Outbreak

DENVER – Today, September 12, 2011, Dr. Chris Urbina, chief medical officer and executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, said, “People at high risk for Listeria infection should not eat cantaloupe from the Rocky Ford growing region. The department expects additional test results later this week that may help identify […]