Majesty Label Cantaloupes Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
Five Crowns Marketing is issuing a voluntary recall of cantaloupes distributed under the Majesty Label due to confirmed salmonella contamination discovered on November 4, 2009. As a cautionary measure, all cantaloupes in the same lot are included in the recall. The lot numbers included in the recall are 198 1 and 198 3. The cantaloupe lots in question were distributed to the following states:
- New York
The cantaloupes may be individually marked with the Majesty Label, but all containers are marked. IConsumers who want to find out if their fruit is included in the recall are asked to contact the company at 760-344-1930.
Salmonella is a enterobacteria that causes salmonellosis in individuals who are infected. Some of the symptoms of salmonellosis include:
- Abdominal cramps
Many people who suffer from the above symptoms may become severely dehydrated and need intravenous fluids. In severe cases, salmonellosis may spread into the bloodstream and may even prove to be fatal. Children, elderly, and immune compromised individuals are most susceptible to severe cases of salmonella infection. Tainted fruits and vegetables are among the leading agents of infection.
If you or a loved one suffered any of the above symptoms due to consumption of the listed products, you may be able to seek damages. To find out more about your legal options, please contact the knowledgeable product liability attorneys at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP.