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September 27,2002

Recall Update: Redi-Cut Foods cantaloupes Recall Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Whole, halved, and cubed cantaloupes. Recall # F-771-2.

CODE
Redi-Cut Item Description Case Code Tray Code
Use Thru Date
3 Count PH whole DOM 5/7-5/11 No tray code
Cantaloupe halved 1 x 15# 5/19-5/23 Use thru 5/19-5/23
Cantaloupe 8x1# 5/12-5/17 Julian 9127-9131
Cantaloupe Chunks 2 x 2.5# 5/16-5/23 Use thru 5/16-5/23
Cant/H-dew 2 x 5# 5/11-5/18 Julian 9126-9131
Cantaloupe/honeydew combo 2 x 5# 5/12-5/19 No tray code
Cantaloupe/honeydew combo 2x2.5# 5/17-5/22 Use thru 5/17-5/22
Fruit trio 3 x 2.5# 5/12-5/16 Julian 9127-9131
Retail 4 x 2# mix 5/12-5/17 Julian 9127-9131
Retail Fruit mix 8 x 1 # 5/12-5/17 Julian 9127-9131
PW Retail Combo 8 x 1# 5/12-5/17 Sell by 5/12-5/17
Retail Fruit Combo 8 x 1# 5/12-5/17 Julian 9127-9131
PW Cant/H-dew/W-melon 4x2.5# 5/12-5/17 Sell by 5/12-5/17
3 Melon medley 4x1.32# 5/12-5/17 Julian 9127-9131.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Redi-Cut Foods, Inc., Franklin Park, IL, by letter dated May 14, 2002.
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Cantaloupes were contaminated with Salmonella poona.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
5,979 cases.

DISTRIBUTION
IL, WI, IN, MI, KS, NE, MO, OH and MN.

 
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