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RECALL: Heren Brothers Produce recalls 5,400 cantaloupes
12:37 AM, Aug 7, 2013
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WXYZ) - The FDA announced Heeren Brothers Produce recalled approximately 5,400 cantaloupes due to a possible Listeria bacteria contamination.
The contaminated cantaloupe were sold between July 23 to July 26. The cantaloupes do not have specific labeling with the Heeren Brothers Produce . The FDA recommends throwing away any cantaloupe brought at during this time to prevent illness.
The bacteria in the cantaloupe can cause symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain or diarrhea. Listeria can cause miscarriages and still births in pregnant women.
There have not been any reported illness yet.
Moreover, Heeren Brothers Produce immediately alerted retailers and requested that they remove the produce from their shelves.
Consumers who have questions may contact Heeren Brothers Produce at 616.452.2101 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m