August 21, 2009: Indiana Company Recalls Cantaloupes

Melon Acres, Oaktown, IN, has issued a recall for cantaloupes shipped via Farm-Wey Product, Lakeland, FL, on August 13 and 14 to the following stores:  Aldi’s in Greenwood, Indiana, and Meijer in Lansing and Newport, Michigan as well as Tipp City, Ohio due to the possible contamination with Salmonella.

After a routine inspection by the FDA, one of the test samples was identified as testing positive for Salmonella.  The melons were labeled as 41 MG 10, Bin Numbers 4753-4980.

The foodborne contaminant, Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

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