Liberty Fruit Company, Inc. is recalling certain packages containing cantaloupe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products were distributed to retail stores and foodservice operations in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. These organizations have already been contacted by the company.
The product is packaged in four, eight, 16 and 32-ounce consumer packages and five-pound packages for foodservice applications. The cantaloupe in questions comes in clear plastic containers marked Fruit Medley, Fruit Tray, Fruit Salad, Cantaloupe Chunks, Hawaiian Blend, and Melon Medley. The expiration dates marked on the labels range from 3/21/2022 to 3/26/2022.
The potential for contamination was noted after a routine collection sample and analysis by the FDA. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.