This update does not apply to any Markon First Crop, Ready-Set-Serve, or Markon Essentials products.
Caito Foods, LLC of Indianapolis, IN is recalling fresh cut watermelon, fresh cut honeydew melon, fresh cut cantaloupe and fresh cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons, produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Carrau. Reports of illnesses linked to these products are under investigation, and Caito Foods is voluntarily recalling the products out of an abundance of caution. The company has been advised by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that it has linked 93 illnesses to the strain of Salmonella under investigation. Caito Foods has temporarily suspended producing and distributing these products as the company and FDA continue their investigations.
The products were packaged in clear, plastic clamshell containers and distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
No Markon orders are affected by this recall, please be sure to check for any direct purchases that may be involved.
Click here to review the press release from Caito Foods and the FDA. Consumers with further questions may contact Caito Foods via Meredith Gremel, Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, 616-878-2830.
Markon will continue to update members when more information becomes available.
Food Safety Director
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