2 Brothers To Enter Plea Deals In Tainted Cantaloupes Case

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 4:54 PM EDT) -- Two brothers facing criminal charges over a deadly 2011 listeria outbreak linked to tainted cantaloupes from their farm told a Colorado federal court on Tuesday that they will soon enter plea agreements.

In court filings, Eric and Ryan Jensen said they planned to file the agreements prior to a status conference scheduled for Tuesday, which they asked to convert to a change of plea hearing.

The brothers owned and operated Colorado-based Jensen Farms, which grew the cantaloupes that led to a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that sickened...
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