Cantaloupe recall due to potential Salmonella contamination

Almost 5,000 cases of cantaloupe are being recalled due to a potential Salmonella contamination. 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that Pacific Trellis Fruit, LLC dba Dulcinea voluntarily recalled 4,872 cases of Malichita brand cantaloupe.

The products were distributed in California, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wisconsin, and sold in various retail supermarkets between October 18 and October 26. 

Side effects of ingesting products with Salmonella include fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, which may be bloody, and abdominal pain, serious or fatal infections can occur in children or the elderly. 

This is an ongoing outbreak and cases have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States and Canada.

Pacific Trellis Fruit has not received any reports of illness.

If you have any concerns about ingesting Malichita brand cantaloupe, please contact your healthcare provider. 

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