August 14, 2002
Recall Update: I. Kunik "Susie" cantaloupes
Recall is Complete
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
has released the
"Susie" cantaloupes sizes 9, 12, 15, and 18 which also indicates the number
of cantaloupes in each box. Box labeled as Susie brand cantaloupes. Recall #
Only "Susie" brand cantaloupes distributed between May 1, 2002 and May 10,
2002 were affected.
Recalling Firm: I. Kunik, McAllen, TX, by press release, telephone and fax
on May 11, 2002.
Manufacturer: Productora Melonera Tres Hermanos S.A. De C.V.
Firm initiated recall is complete.
The cantaloupes were associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Poona
infection, which took place between March 31, 2002 and April 24, 2002.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
23,309 cases domestically; 1,792 cases Canada (25,101 total).
Nationwide and Canada.