Update on the Outbreak investigation of Salmonella in cantaloupes (November 2023)

The FDA reported that on November 22, 2023, Crown Jewels Products issued a recall of whole fresh cantaloupes, Sofia Produce expanded their recall of fresh whole cantaloupe, and CF Dallas initiated a recall of fresh cut fruit products made from whole cantaloupe subject to the Sofia Produce recall. As of November 24, 2023, the CDC reported 99 cases from 32 states, with 45 hospitalizations and two deaths. The latest onset date was November 10, 2023. The investigation is ongoing to determine whether additional products are linked to illnesses. States with Cases: AR, AZ, CA, CO, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Whole fresh cantaloupes with a label on the cantaloupe that says “Malichita” or “Rudy,” “4050”, and “Product of Mexico/produit du Mexique”. The cantaloupe was sold at retail stores in AZ, CA, MD, NJ, TN, IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, OK, WI, TX, FL, and Canada. Cut products produced from the cantaloupes were recalled in the US and Canada. @ https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/outbreak-investigation-salmonella-cantaloupes-november-2023?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery


 Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella: Cantaloupes (November 2023)
Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella: Cantaloupes (November 2023)

Do not eat, sell, or serve recalled cantaloupes or recalled products containing cantaloupe. FDA’s investigation is ongoing.

No comments

Leave a Reply