The second Missouri death linked to the recall of contaminated cantaloupe has been confirmed by the federal Centers for Disease Control.
Six cases of Listeriosis have now been confirmed by the CDC as being related to the recall of cantaloupe from Jensen Farms of Holly, Colorado. The latest case is of an 84 year-old individual, who has died. Listeriosis was a contributing factor in the death, with the main cause being sepsis.
A 94 year-old individual had previously died with a Listeriosis infection that was not the immediate cause of death.
The whole canteloupe in the recall were shipped between July 28 and September 10. For more information on the recall, go here.