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Recall Of Pre-Cut Melon Linked To Midwest Salmonella Outbreak


Federal health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in Ohio and four other Midwestern states. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Caito Foods LLC has recalled pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fruit medleys containing at least one of those melons produced at its facility in Indianapolis. People were sickened are Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Missouri. 31 have been hospitalized, but there have been no deaths reported. The CDC says the fruit was sold in clear plastic clamshell containers at Costco, Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Walmart, Whole Foods/Amazon and other stores. Officials say people should throw away or return recalled products.

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