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BI-LO Store in Glennville, GA Recalls Cantaloupes Due to Potential Health Risk

FDA Recall – Firm Press Release


Glennville, Ga. – BI-LO, LLC, today announced an immediate recall for one BI-LO store in Glennville, GA (#5744) for fresh products containing cantaloupe, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The address of the affected store is: Store #5744, 312 S. Veterans Blvd., Glennville, GA 30427

No other BI-LO stores are affected by this recall.

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