Chamberlain Farms Recall Expands to Watermelons

ST. LOUIS — Chamberlain Farms added watermelons to the list of recalled produce due to possible salmonella contamination, according to a release from Schnucks Markets [1] here.

The Owensville, Ind.-based supplier, which the FDA named as the source of a cantaloupe-linked salmonella outbreak that killed two and sickened 204 last month, warned that watermelons from this past growing season could have been contaminated with Salmonella newport.

Read more: Cantaloupe Farmer Named in Outbreak [2]

Customers who purchased watermelons before Sept. 7 from Schnucks stores in Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa bearing the sticker “Indian Hills - Product of USA” as well as Indiana customers who bought melons without any sticker can return the produce for a full refund. 

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