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Salmonella Risk Prompts Cantaloupe Recall in Canada

February 19, 2016 << Back to News

Freshpoint Vancouver Ltd. has issued a recall of Del Monte and Sysco Imperial Fresh brand cantaloupes due to the risk of salmonella.

The Vancouver, British Columbia, produce distributor issued the recall after routine food safety testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) found traces of the bacteria. Freshpoint is working with CIFA officials to determine the source of the bacteria; so far no reports of illness have been linked to the cantaloupe, reports CBC News