Here's a link KSPR did on the cantaloupe
You may all already know about this. In our area just about all store bought cantaloupe come from Colorado. From what I can understand, at least one place which ships a lot o them out has cantaloupe contaminated with a bacteria which has caused deaths in Mo. and several other states. The bacteria, if, Again, I understand correctly, is on the outside of the fruit. But when you cut into it, a knife brings it Inside and that's how people end up eating it. Just washing with water is probably Not enough to make yourselves safe from this illness. KSPR is a Springfield, Mo. TV station.