Fresh Cut Fruit RECALLED In MULTIPLE STATES For Salmonella!
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Do not eat, serve, or sell recalled pre-cut melon and fruit medley products produced by Caito Foods, LLC and sold under several brands and labels.
- On April 12, 2019, Caito Foods LLC recalledExternal
- These products were distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
- Check FDA’s websiteExternal for a full list of where recalled products were sold.
- Recalled pre-cut melons were packaged in clear, plastic clamshell containers.
- Caito Foods LLC and SpartanNash Company (a Caito Foods LLC distributor) supply to independent retailers, so it is important to look at the label description and brand information to identify the product.
- If you cannot determine if pre-cut melon you purchased was produced by Caito Foods LLC, don’t eat it and throw it away.
- Check your fridge and freezer for recalled products and throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Follow these steps to clean your fridge if you had any recalled product.
- CDC will update the advice to consumers and retailers when more information is available.
Contact a healthcare provider if you think you got sick from consuming pre-cut melon.
- Most people infected with Salmonella develop the following signs and symptoms 12 to 72 hours after eating a contaminated product:
- Abdominal cramps
The affected states are:
- New York
- North Carolina
If you purchased any of the melon distributed by Caito Foods, you should immediately dispose of any remaining product.
Want to know more? Read the article at CBS.