U.S. health officials are warning the public not to eat pre-cut cantaloupe, if they do not know the source.
Over 100 people in the U.S. have become sick after consuming contaminated cantaloupe and are linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak. Two people have died.
- Do not eat pre-cut cantaloupes if you don’t know whether Malichita or Rudy brand cantaloupes were used.
- This includes cantaloupe chunks and fruit mixes with cantaloupes at restaurants and grocery stores.
- Do not eat any recalled whole or pre-cut cantaloupe products.
- If you have any, throw them away or return them to the store.
- If the whole cantaloupe does not have a sticker, check with the store to make sure it is not a Malichita or Rudy brand cantaloupe.
- Wash items and surfaces that may have touched the cantaloupe using hot soapy water or a dishwasher.