Minnesota fresh-cut company recalls some products that include DFI melons

Cut Fruit Express, Inc. of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota is voluntarily recalling some packaged fruit products containing cantaloupes, distributed through Sept. 5, since they contain cantaloupe which have been recalled by supplier DFI Marketing Inc., due to potential contamination with salmonella.

No illnesses have been reported specific to the Cut Fruit Express Products that are the subject of this voluntary, precautionary recall.

The voluntary recall extends only to products with certain use-by dates and sold in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, No other Cut Fruit Express products are included in the recall.

Consumers who may have purchased the affected product are advised not to eat it and immediately dispose of or return it to the place of purchase for credit. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 651-438-8834.

Retailers should check their inventories and store shelves to confirm that none of the products are present or available for purchase by consumers or in warehouse inventories.

View full detals of the FDA recall notice by clicking here.

Originally posted Friday, Sep. 14, 2012

Tags: cantaloupe outbreak, contaminated cantaloupe, food safety, recall, salmonella