Salmonella-Tainted Cantaloupes Recalled

Law360, New York (March 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Almost 60 reported illnesses and 14 hospitalizations across the United States and Canada have triggered a recall of salmonella-tainted cantaloupes.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning on Friday against cantaloupes imported from the Honduran grower and packer Agropecuaria Montelibano, announcing that the poisoned fruit has reached 16 states and Canada.

The agency advised U.S. grocers, food service operators and produce processors to yank any cantaloupes that originated from Agropecuaria Montelibano off their store shelves, believing the fruit caused the recent salmonella outbreak. New...
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