On April 12, Indianapolis-based Caito Foods LLC issued a nationwide recall for pre-cut watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products. The recalled fruit was sold at Kroger, Target, Trader Joe’s, Walmart, and Amazon.com under the Whole Foods label.
The Recalled fruit was distributed to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: Our lawyers are currently wishing to speak with anyone who got sick after eating recalled melon products. If you have suffered damages, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.
As in other food poisoning outbreaks, the number of cases reported to health authorities is likely just a fraction of the true number of illnesses associated with a given food product. Signs and symptoms of a salmonella infection include diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps for 4 to 7 days, with most otherwise healthy individuals resolving without seeking medical attention.
If Your Purchased Recalled Fruit
If you purchased melon products affected by this recall, or you have in your possession fruit that you cannot determine the source of, you should discard it immediately or return it to the point of purchase for a recall.
The salmonella outbreak was first reported on March 4 and continued thru April 8, CDC said. At least 32 people have been hospitalized for complications to date, the agency said.
Do I Have a Melon Recall Class Action Lawsuit?
The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in melon recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you were diagnosed with a salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) infection after eating recalled melons, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a class action suit and we can help.