April 1, 2008

The Associated Press reports that Dole Fresh Fruit Company is joining other firms in recalling cantaloupes grown, packed, and shipped by a Honduran grower amid reports of defective product injuries, including salmonella.

Dozens of cases of defective product injuries resulting in salmonella have been reported after consumption of cantaloupes from a Honduran provider.

14 of the defective product injuries resulted in hospitalizations.

Dole joins Chiquita and Simply Fresh fruit providers in recalling cantaloupes that could be responsible for defective product injuries.

Contaminated cantaloupes could cause Texas defective product injuries.

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