Recalled pre-cut melon sickens 93 people in salmonella outbreak

Some fresh cut fruit recalled for possible health risk

Product recall

Consumers are advised not the consume the product and to promptly dispose of any remaining product.

Caito Foods, an Indianapolis-based company, on Friday voluntarily recalled its fresh-cut watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe and pre-cut fruit medley products containing melon.

"If you can not determine if pre-cut melon you purchased was produced by Caito Foods LLC, don't eat it and throw it away", the CDC advised.

Among the MI stores that sold some of the products were Gordon Food Service, Kroger, SpartanNash, Trader Joes and Walmart.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a full list of stores and locations as well as corresponding expiration dates impacted by the recall. Of those who became ill, 23 people had to be hospitalized, officials said.

They usually last for four to seven days and most people recover without treatment.

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Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Pre-cut melons sold at several stores in MI and around the Midwest is being recalled for possible salmonella risk.

Salmonella Carrau is 'an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems, ' the FDA states, but is also described as rare. Contamination is possible if raw and cooked foods are stored together.

More than 90 related salmonella cases have been reported in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.

The Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration has linked 93 illnesses to the strain of Salmonella under investigation.

The potential that these products are contaminated with Salmonella was discovered through information gathered by state departments of public health.

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