Make Our Food Safe
08/14/2012

"N.C. farm recalls cantaloupes, melons amid listeria concerns"

CNN |

"Burch Farms has recalled all cantaloupes and honeydew melons it grew this year because of possible listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.

The FDA found Listeria monocytogenes or L. mono on a honeydew melon and at the packing facility in Faison, North Carolina, it announced in a news release.

The melons were sold to distributors in 18 states along the East Coast and in the Midwest but may have been resold in other states..."

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