- By Native News Online Staff
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Friday, November 17, 2923, whole and pre-cut cantaloupes have caused dozens of cases of salmonella infection, including 17 hospitalizations, in 15 states and in Canada.
- Might have a sticker that says “Malichita”, “4050”, and “Product of Mexico/produit du Mexique”
- Sold in many states between October 16 and October 23, 2023
- See recall notice and expanded recall for more details
Vinyard brand pre-cut cantaloupes
- Includes cantaloupe cubes, melon medleys, and fruit medleys
- Sold in Oklahoma stores between October 30 and November 10, 2023
- Most have a yellow label with “Vinyard,” and some have a red label with “Fresh”
- See recall notice for product photos and more details
ALDI whole cantaloupe and pre-cut fruit products
- Includes whole cantaloupes, cantaloupe chunks in clamshell packaging, and pineapple spears in clamshell packaging
- Best-by dates between October 27 and October 31, 2023
- Sold in ALDI stores in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, and Wisconsin
What You Should Do:
- Do not eat any recalled cantaloupes and other fruit products. Throw them away or return them to where you bought them.
- Wash items and surfaces that may have touched the recalled fruit using hot soapy water or a dishwasher.
- Call your healthcare provider if you have any of these severe Salmonella symptoms:
- Diarrhea and a fever higher than 102°F
- Diarrhea for more than 3 days that is not improving
- Bloody diarrhea
- So much vomiting that you cannot keep liquids down
- Signs of dehydration, such as:
- Not peeing much
- Dry mouth and throat
- Feeling dizzy when standing up
What Businesses Should Do
- Do not sell or serve recalled cantaloupes or recalled fruit products.
- Wash and sanitize items and surfaces that may have come in contact with recalled fruit.
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