Taylor Fresh Foods has added its name and brands to the big recall of Honduran cantaloupes. Here’s what the Salinas, CA grower said via a press release issued through the FDA yesterday (04/03/08):
Taylor Fresh Foods, of Salinas, California is voluntarily recalling selected fresh cut fruit products which may contain cantaloupe from the Honduran grower Agropecuaria Montelibano identified by FDA to have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, Taylor Fresh Foods had previously begun to recover this product on March 22, based on a notice published by the U.S. FDA.
The products being recalled include cut cantaloupe and mix cut fruit in bowls and trays of all sizes distributed by Taylor Fresh Foods. Retail and convenience store products involved were removed from sale prior to Monday, March 24. Foodservice distributors, who sell their own brand, have been notified.
Labels include the following: Taylor Farms Gourmet Fruit Tray featuring Creamy Yogurt Dip, Taylor Fresh Melon Mix, Taylor Fresh Fruit Mix, Fresh Fruit Tray with Creamy Strawberry Dip, with Best if Used By Dates before March 30, 2008. Any dates after this are not affected.
The complete statement can be found here.