Several 9NEWS viewers say they have received calls from local grocery stores Sunday to alert them of the recall.
DFI Marketing Inc. is recalling the cantaloupe as a precautionary measure. According to the FDA, no illnesses have been reported.
The suspected cantaloupes include approximately 28,000 cartons of bulk-packed product. The cantaloupes are packed in 6, 9, 12, 15, or 18 cantaloupes per carton. All cantaloupes are packed in a DFI brand carton and the following is stamped in black on the carton "826 CALIFORNIA WESTSIDE."
The cantaloupes were packed on Aug. 26. The cantaloupes may have been distributed from Aug. 27 to Sept. 10 primarily to retail customers in the following states and one country: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Mexico.
Salmonella was found on a single sample of cantaloupe during testing conducted the company's distribution center.
For more information, visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm319333.htm
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