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Recall and Advice to Consumers and Retailers

Photo of pre-cut melon.

Recall

On June 8, 2018, Caito Foods, LLC recalled pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products containing melons produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. Recalled products were sold in clear, plastic clamshell containers in many stores and states, and carry many different labels.

See FDA’s list [PDF – 1.12 MB] of where recalled products were sold. Additional stores and locations may be added as FDA receives more information.

Advice to Consumers and Retailers

Important advice for consumers and retailers:

  • Check FDA’s list of stores and states [PDF – 1.12 MB] where recalled pre-cut melons and fruit salads were sold.
  • Do not eat recalled pre-cut melons and fruit salads. Check your refrigerator and freezer for them and throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund.
    • If you don’t remember where you bought pre-cut melon, don’t eat it and throw it away.
  • Retailers should not sell or serve recalled pre-cut melon products distributed by Caito Foods Distribution, Gordon Food Service, and SpartanNash Distribution.

Contact a healthcare provider if you think you got sick from consuming pre-cut melon.

  • Most people infected with Salmonella develop the following signs and symptoms 12-72 hours after being exposed to the bacteria:
    • Diarrhea
    • Fever
    • Abdominal cramps
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