Deadly outbreak: Rockmelons contaminated with listeria claims another life in NSW

A SIXTH life has been claimed by contaminated rockmelon after an elderly New South Wales woman contracted listeria from the fruit and was confirmed dead today. The woman, aged in her 90s, lost her battle to the bacterial infection which has now been linked to six deaths — three people from NSW and three from […]

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Third person dies in rockmelons listeria outbreak

A THIRD person has died from listeria linked to a national rockmelon outbreak sparking further warnings to steer clear of the fruit. NSW Health this afternoon confirmed five more people had been struck down with listeria after the initial ten cases. Fifteen cases have now been linked to the outbreak, including three deaths. NSW Health […]

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