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article imageKingfisher Brand Cantaloupes May Contain Salmonella Bacteria

By Bob Ewing     Jun 2, 2008 in Health
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the KingFisher brand cantaloupes described below because these cantaloupes may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the KingFisher brand cantaloupes described below because these cantaloupes may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The affected cantaloupes, produce of the United States, were distributed under KingFisher brand name in cartons containing 6 or 9 cantaloupes. The individual cantaloupes may have a sticker with the following information:
KingFisher Brand
Produce of USA
UPC : 0 33383 11600 6
#4050
Fisher Ranch Corp., Blythe, CA, 92225
These cantaloupes were distributed in Ontario and sold from May 16 up to and including June 2, 2008.
Consumers who have purchased whole cantaloupes or in-store products containing pieces of fresh cantaloupes and are not sure of the brand should inquire at the place of purchase to verify if the stores have received the affected product.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these cantaloupes.
The importer, Gambles Ontario Produce Inc., Toronto, Ontario, is voluntarily recalling these cantaloupes from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
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