Honduran melons test positive for salmonella, FDA says

04/2/2008 | ThePacker.com

The FDA has confirmed that cantaloupe from Honduran grower-shipper Agropecuaria Montelibano contained salmonella freetown linked to an outbreak of salmonella litchfield that caused 50 reported illnesses across the U.S. Officials have flown to Honduras to inspect the company's operations. The visit will help regulators determine the origin of the contamination and necessary preventive measures, an FDA spokesman said.

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