Indiana's Chamberlain Farms Named As Source of Bad CantaloupeFood Safety News
Dan Flynn/ August 23, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Wednesday night announced a recall of cantaloupe grown by Chamberlain Farms located at Owensville, IN. Previously, FDA declined to name the cantaloupe farm involved in an ongoing outbreak of foodborne illnesses spreading across the country.Cantaloupe from Chamberlain Farms "may be one source" of contamination in the multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis, FDA said in the announcement.
Chamberlain Farms agreed to remove their cantaloupe from the market place after meeting the health officials from FDA, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State of Indiana.
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