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August 14, 2002

Recall Update: I. Kunik "Susie" cantaloupes Recall is Complete

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

"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 # F-726-2.

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.

23,309 cases domestically; 1,792 cases Canada (25,101 total).

Nationwide and Canada

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