Pre-Cut Melon Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

(AP) – An Indianapolis-based company has issued a recall for melon products sold in 16 states after being linked to a salmonella outbreak.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the recall includes cut watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe produced by Caito Foods LLC. The fruit has been sold under various brands or labels at Kroger, Walmart, Trader Joe’s, Target and Whole Foods.

The affected states are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Health officials advise consumers to check packaging to determine if the melon was distributed by Caito Foods, and, if so, not to eat it. They advise stores to pull the products from shelves.

Authorities say 93 people have been sickened, 23 of whom were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Salmonella Carrau is described as rare. Symptoms include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.

For More Information CLICK HERE.

Weather

  • Forecast
  • Currents
  • Planner

What's happening

Goldens In The City

Goldens In The City

Come out to The Relix on May 2nd for Goldens in the City benefiting homeless Golden Retrievers! Presented by Adopt a Golden Knoxville.

NSRA Street Rod Nationals

NSRA Street Rod Nationals

The National Street Rod Association’s Street Rod Nationals come to Knoxville at Chilhowee Park & Exhibition Center May 3rd – 5th! Listen this week for your chance to win tickets!

Hal & Phil Off The Record VI

Hal & Phil Off The Record VI

Join us on Tuesday, May 7th at the Bijou Theatre for the 6th Annual Hal & Phil Off The Record! Tickets on sale now!

KARM Radiothon

KARM Radiothon

Thank you for tuning in for the 2019 KARM Radiothon! With your help we raised over $43,00 to Knox Area Rescue Ministries!

Pinnacle Business Awards

Pinnacle Business Awards

Join NewsTalk 98.7 for the15th annual Pinnacle Business Awards, taking place on April 26th, 2019 at the Knoxville Convention Center.