TGD Cuts LLC has initiated a recall of some of its fresh-cut fruit cup, clamshell and tray products because they contain cantaloupe from TruFresh, which has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Because of the expanded recall of fresh, whole cantaloupes by TruFresh on Nov. 28, TGD Cuts LLC is issuing this recall. Cantaloupes recalled by TruFresh were used as a raw material in TGD Cuts, LLC fruit cup, clamshell and tray products listed below.

This recall includes products with use-by dates of Nov. 2 through Nov. 24. Products were distributed to retail and food service locations in Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina and South Carolina. 

Although the products are past their use-by dates there is concern that some consumers may have frozen them for future use. Consumers should check to see if they hav the recalled cantaloupe products. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that cantaloupe products of unknown brands should be thrown away.

This recall is being initiated because of an ongoing outbreak of Salmonella infections. The outbreak spreads from coast to coast across 34 states. So far 117 people have been sickened and two deaths have been recorded. There is a corresponding outbreak in Canada where there have been 63 confirmed illnesses and one death.

There have been no reported illnesses to date directly associated with the TGD Cuts LLC fruit cup, clamshell and tray products listed below.

“If you are not sure if your cantaloupe is part of the recall, do not eat or use it and throw it away,” the company stated in its recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration.

These products are no longer expected to be in commerce.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 410-799-5700.

The recalled products can be identified by the following label information.

Item UPC Use By/Julian
Date Start 
Use By/Julian
Date End 
Cantaloupe Chunks 1″ 50/2 oz.84021918484511/7/202311/7/2023
Cantaloupe Chunks 1″ 2/5 lb.8402191844492330023314
Cantaloupe Chunks 6/16oz.84021915034511/2/202311/23/2023
Cantaloupe Chunks 50/2 oz.84021918603011/2/202311/21/2023
Cantaloupe Chunks 4/2.5 lb.8402191852312329623314
Cantaloupe Chunks 20 lb.8402191701902329623317
Cantaloupe Chunks 3/30 oz.84021915033811/2/202311/23/2023
Cantaloupe Chunks 5 lb.8402191344992329623317
Cantaloupe Chunks 2/5 lb.8402191967012329623317
Cantaloupe Chunks 4/6 oz.84021919856911/3/202311/24/2023
Cantaloupe Chunks 6/9 oz.84021916519611/2/202311/23/2023
Cantaloupe Spears 6/16 oz.84021916369711/2/202311/24/2023
Cantaloupe Spears 100/2 oz.84021917208811/2/202311/23/2023
Cantaloupe Spears 50/2 oz.84021917945211/7/202311/21/2023
Cantaloupe Spears 50/4 oz.84021913875611/14/202311/21/2023
Fruit Tray 3/64 oz.84021916631511/2/202311/23/2023
Fruit Tray w/ Dip 3/36 oz.84021917545411/2/202311/23/2023
Fruit Tray w/ Dip 3/5 lb.8402191959262329823317
Fruit Tray w/ Dip 3/56 oz.84021917177711/2/202311/23/2023
Melon Loupe/Dew Chunks 50/2 oz.84021917808011/2/202311/21/2023
Melon Tri-Color Chunks 6/9 oz.84021919270311/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit 20 lb.8402191531482329623317
Mixed Fruit 5 lb.8402191162732329623317
Mixed Fruit 2/5 lb.8402191532472329623317
Mixed Fruit Aloha Bowl 3/48 oz.84021917029911/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Burst 6/10 oz.84021916835711/2/202311/24/2023
Mixed Fruit Chunk 4/32 oz.84021910994711/23/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Chunk 4/6 oz.84021919860611/3/202311/24/2023
Mixed Fruit Chunks 1″ 20 lb.8402191789122329723317
Mixed Fruit Chunks 6/16 oz.84021917048011/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Chunks 3/30 oz.84021916521911/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Chunks 6/9 oz.84021916519611/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Cube 1/2″ – No Grape 20 lb.8402191910962330023313
Mixed Fruit Luau Bowl 3/56 oz.84021917175311/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Medley 4/16 oz.84021918244511/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Medley 6/6 oz.84021912429211/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Melon Medley Chunk 6/16 oz.84021910995411/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Melon Medley Chunk 4/32 oz.84021910996111/2/202311/23/2023
Mixed Fruit Spears 6/16 oz.84021917157911/2/202311/24/2023
Mixed Fruit Tray 3/40 oz.84021917589811/2/202311/23/2023
Tropical Fruit Bowl 4/24 oz.84021919378611/2/202311/24/2023

For photos and information about recalled whole cantaloupe and a link to other pre-cut products under recall, click here.

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