29-01-2014 00:25 AM | USA

Cantaloupe farmers sentenced in listeriosis outbreak

The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm linked to a 2011 food poisoning outbreak which killed 33 people and sickened 147 have been sentenced to six months of home detention.

Brothers Eric, 37, and Ryan, 33, Jensen received five years' probation and were each ordered to pay $150,000 (£90,467).

In October, they pleaded guilty to six counts of adulteration of a food.
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