FDA Links Midwest Salmonella Outbreak to Indiana Food Distributor
Authorities are warning people to throw out pre-cut melons because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services -officials in several states are working together to investigate an outbreak of salmonella adelaide linked to cut melons.
The FDA has identified Caito Foods of Indiana as the distributor of the melons.
People who have been infected with this strain of Salmonella bought products containing pre-cut melons from Caito at many different stores in the Midwest.
To date, 60 people infected with the outbreak strain have been reported in five states, including 32 cases in Michigan.
The FDA urges you not to eat recalled fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fresh-cut fruit medley products produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis.
Complete recall details, including a list of all recalled items, can be found on the FDA’s website: