I decided to check in about the situation with Timothy D. Lytton, a law professor at the Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University College of Law.
The U.S., Canada, and Mexico have been working closely on a recent outbreak and recall associated with cantaloupes.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released this Food Safety Alert November 30, 2023: Malichita and Rudy brand whole cantaloupes.
GHGA, LLC is voluntarily recalling select fresh-cut products made from whole cantaloupe subject to a previously announced product recall initiated by Sofia Produce, LLC dba Trufresh, due to potential Salmonella contamination.
Bill Marler says the FDA should stop Mexican cantaloupe imports until the "root cause" of the outbreak has been determined.
The latest battle in the food safety war involves cantaloupe, both whole and precut. As of Friday, November 24, the federal Centers for Disease Control reported 99 cases from 32 states, with two deaths.
Two companies have issued voluntary recalls of cut cantaloupe related to the Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 99 people and led to the deaths of two.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released this update November 24, 2023
Recalled conventional (non-organic) peaches, plums, and nectarines sold in retail stores from May 1, 2022 through November 15, 2022 and from May 1, 2023 through November 15, 2023.
FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with state and local partners, are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Thompson infections linked to fresh diced onions from Gills Onions of Oxnard, California.