Update 2:45 p.m.: According to Anne Jenkins, spokeswoman for Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic Division, cantaloupes sold in SWVa. Kroger stores are safe to eat. End update.
Please be aware, if you are not already, that a serious listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupes has killed as many as 16 people and sickened more than 70 nationwide, according to the Associated Press.
The AP is reporting that some of those ill are in Virginia, and that tainted fruit may have been sold in Virginia. I don’t want ANY of my wonderful readers to get sick, so PLEASE click on the link below and read more about the outbreak.