FDA Faults Cantaloupe Farm For Lack Of Post-Outbreak Fixes

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 7:56 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration found salmonella contamination at an Indiana farm even after its cantaloupe was linked to an outbreak that killed three people and sickened hundreds more nationwide, according to a warning letter published Tuesday.

The FDA connected Chamberlain Farms Inc. of Owensville, Ind., to an outbreak of salmonella on Aug. 22. The agency announced the same day that the farm was voluntarily recalling all cantaloupes from its 2012 growing season. The salmonella ultimately sickened at least 261 people in 24 states....
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