Meijer is recalling whole cantaloupe and products containing cut cantaloupe that may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall is being issued in conjunction with Eagle Produce of Aguila, AZ. Meijer shoppers who have purchased whole cantaloupe, cut cantaloupe, mixed cut fruits or fruit trays should check recall information carefully as Salmonella can cause serious illness.
The recalled products, ranging in weight from 6 to 40 ounces, were sold from Sept. 26 to Oct. 5 at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. The recalled whole cantaloupe has a sticker label that identifies it as Kandy Brand from Eagle Produce, LLC. At the time of recall, the company was not aware of any illnesses.
Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever nausea. These symptoms usually develop within six to 72 hours and last about a week. If you ate the fruit and have developed these symptoms, please see a doctor and mention your exposure to Salmonella.