Eagle Produce, based in Scottsdale, AZ has issued a voluntary recall of 6,456 cases of whole cantaloupe over potential salmonella concerns. This follows a test conducted on the fruit at a distribution center by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The products were distributed between September 5-16 in several U.S. states, including Missouri. They were sold at various retail supermarkets.
The cantaloupe subject to the recall includes the Kandy brand whole cantaloupe with the UPC code 4050 with three different lot codes – 797901, 797900, and 804918.
No other products or lot code dates are affected by the recall.
There have been no reported illnesses related to the recalled items as of Sept. 17, 2023.
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Customers who have purchased the products are urged not to consume them and should dispose of them.
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