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Cantaloupes recalled in Minn., other states due to possible health risk

Thousands of cantaloupe are being recalled in Minnesota and 16 others states because they may be contaminated with listeria -- a bacteria that can sometimes lead to a life-threatening illness.
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Thousands of cantaloupe are being recalled in Minnesota and 16 others states because they may be contaminated with listeria -- a bacteria that can sometimes lead to a life-threatening illness.

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