The ongoing repercussions of a salmonella outbreak affecting 32 states and resulting in two deaths continued this week with a recall of fruit products containing cut cantaloupe. Major retailers such as Trader Joe’s, Kroger, Sprouts, and Kwik Trip stores were affected by this recall.
Most of the products had already exceeded their sell-by date, but some consumers purchase fruit in large quantities and store it in freezers for future consumption.
Which cantaloupe-related products are implicated in the recall?
All affected products should be returned to the store for a refund or disposed of.
GHGA issued a recall for products containing cantaloupe from Sofia Produce, also known as Trufresh.
Detailed information about the recall includes products from specific retailers:
Kroger stores in Alabama and Georgia: various cantaloupe and fruit offerings.
Trader Joe’s stores in Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee: cantaloupe chunks and fruit medleys.
Sprouts Farmers Market stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama: assorted fruit products from specific lot numbers.
Kwik Trip stores in Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota: mixed fruit and cantaloupe cups, and fruit trays, with specific sell by dates.
Bix Produce sent out three recalled products to convenience stores, business cafes, and delis in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota with specific item numbers and sell by dates.
For inquiries about specific recalls, consumers can contact the respective retailers or GHGA, Kwik Trip, and Bix Produce.
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