Expert: US case that killed 30 sheds light on rockmelon outbreak

Oliver Jacques
Updated March 3 2018 - 6:00pm, first published March 2 2018 - 4:42pm

A food science expert says a similar case overseas may provide clues to the cause of a recent deadly outbreak of listeria in Australia, which was linked to contaminated rockmelons grown near Griffith.  

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Oliver Jacques

Oliver Jacques


Moved to Griffith as a refugee from Sydney traffic and housing prices. Previously freelanced for The Guardian, ABC, SBS and Daily Telegraph. Email story ideas to

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