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California Cantaloupe Handlers Approve State's First Mandatory Food Safety Program

May 15, 2012

Markon Cooperative’s President, Tim York commented, "Produce buyers across the country should support the efforts of suppliers who are willing to provide the additional assurances we have been asking for in light of last fall's listeria outbreak associated with Jensen Farms cantaloupe. I applaud the efforts of California cantaloupe farmers to adopt this new system so quickly."


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