In Oklahoma, products containing cut cantaloupe have been recalled for Salmonella. Consumers should not eat them as Salmonella can cause severe illness and death. At the time of the recall, the company stated it was not aware of any illnesses.
Vineyard Fruit and Vegetable Co. of Oklahoma City issued the recall on November 14 after learning that its cantaloupe supplier, Sofia Produce of Nogales, AZ, had issued a cantaloupe Salmonella recall.
Cut Cantaloupe Products Recalled for Salmonella
The recall includes:
- Cantaloupe chunks
- Cantaloupe cubes
- Fruit Medley containing grape, apple, honeydew, cantaloupe and pineapple
- Three Melon Medley, containing cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon
- Fresh Cut Seasonal Fruit, containing cantaloupe and seasonal fruit
Symptoms of a Salmonella Infection
Symptoms of a Salmonella infection, which usually appear within six to 72 hours of exposure, include fever, nausea, abdominal cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea that can be bloody.