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Caito Foods recalls fresh cut melons

The products may be contaminated with Salmonella Carrau

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Caito Foods of Indianapolis, Ind., is recalling fresh cut watermelon, fresh cut honeydew melon, fresh cut cantaloupe and fresh cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons.

The products have may be contaminated with Salmonella Carrau, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration have linked 93 illnesses to the strain of Salmonella under investigation.

A full list of the affected products can be viewed on the FDA's website here.

The recalled products were distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume the, but discard them.

Consumers with questions may call (844) 467-7278 Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (CT) and Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT).

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