DATCP: Foodborne illness advisory: pre-cut melons linked to salmonella

Contact: Jennifer Miller/Elizabeth Goodsitt, Department of Health Services 608-266-1683
or Bill Cosh/Leeann Duwe, Department of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection 608-224-5005

Consumers should throw away potentially contaminated foods

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture,Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) are alerting Wisconsin consumers to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Adelaide infections linked to the consumption of pre-cut melons. At this time, no cases have been identified in Wisconsin residents, but the recalled products were sold at locations in the state.

The FDA has identified Costco stores in the following Wisconsin cities as having distributed the recalled pre-cut melon:

-Bellevue (Green Bay)
-Grand Chute
-Menomonee Falls
-New Berlin
-Pleasant Prairie
-Sun Prairie