Cantaloupes may be source of salmonella, defective product injuries

March 25, 2008

The FDA reports that cantaloupes from a Honduran grower and packer appear to be the source of defective product injuries in the United States.

The defective product injuries resulting from the cantaloupes include salmonella and 50 people in 16 states have suffered defective product injuries because of the grower’s cantaloupes.

The FDA has asked that all cantaloupes from the company be detained to limit further defective product injuries.

Contaminated cantaloupes could cause Texas defective product injuries.

Read more: http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2008/NEW01808.html