Meijer recalls whole and cut cantaloupe due to possible salmonella contamination

October 8, 2020

    Meijer announced an involuntary recall of whole cantaloupe and some cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls out of the fear that they may contain salmonella.

    Per the FDA, salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

    Symptoms may include fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

    The recalled products include trays and bowls of various weights ranging from 6 to 40 ounces.

    They were sold between September 26 and October 5 in Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin.

    The recalled products should have a sticker label with Kandy Brand from Eagle Produce LLC. In the case that no sticker is found, the product should be considered part of the recall.

    The recall is part of a sampling investigated by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

    No illnesses have been reported so far.

    Consumers who purchased products should either throw it away or return the product to the store for a full refund. You may also call Meijer at 800-543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    The following packaged products are in clear plastic containers under the Meijer brand label include:

    9450 – Gas Station Mixed Melon Chunk Cup

    9505 – Gas Station Mixed Fruit Cup

    9644 - Gas Station Cantaloupe 6 oz

    21921000000 – Fruit Frenzy Bowl 40 oz

    21921400000 – Fruit Tray

    21924800000 – Fruit Tray with Dip

    21932300000 – Cantaloupe Chunks Large PLU 4960

    21933400000 – Mixed Melon Chunks Large Bowl

    21933700000 – Mixed Melon Chunks Small Bowl

    21960100000 – Fruit Frenzy 16 oz Bowl PLU

    21971100000 – Strawberry/Pineapple Cup 6 oz

    21971200000 – Mixed Fruit Cup 6 oz

    21971700000 – Berry Explosion Cup 6 oz

    21971800000 – Mixed Melon Chunk Cup 6 oz

    21984400000 – Mixed Melon Cup

    22012400000 – Mixed Fruit Cup

    22019600000 – Cantaloupe Chunks Small Bowl

    22020000000 – Fruit Frenzy 32 oz Bowl PLU 1

    22021900000 – Cantaloupe and Honeydew Slices

    22022000000 – Mixed Melon Slices

    22045000000 – Fruit Palooza

    22045200000 – Melons & Berries

    22045300000 – Triple Treat & Melon

    22061600000 – Cantaloupe Chunks Large Kosher

    22061700000 – Cantaloupe Chunks Large Kosher

    28873400000 – Fruit Salad

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