We're rounding out 2023 with a massive recall, that could be affecting you and your family. The recall is affecting food sold in and around Michigan.

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Do you need to worry? If you purchased this item at a Walmart or Aldi, you may want to check your fridge.

What Is Salmonella?

Salmonella is a bacteria that causes a sickness in humans, defined as "salmonellosis." Symptoms can include stomach cramps, fevers, and even diarrhea in some.

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Some symptoms can appear in a few hours or a couple of days.

What Are The Ways People Get Salmonella

There are a couple of ways that someone can get salmonella. A lot of it does have to do with the food you eat, however, not all of it is that way.

  • Contaminated Food
  • Contaminated Water
  • Infected Animals
  • Infected animals feces

The above are the main ways people can come into contact and contract salmonella.

The Recall Currently Affecting Michigan

The CDC, is currently reporting a recall relating to 100 cases of illness, and even 2 deaths from salmonella, due to cantaloupe.


The recall includes whole cantaloupes, individually diced cantaloupe, even the seasonal fruit blends.

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The recall includes Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. Walmart and Aldi stores are the ones to take a look at the most here in Michigan.

If you purchased any cantaloupe during October, the afflicted by products will say October 27th and October 31, 2023. Walmart stores will have a best by date of November 7th to November 12, 2023.

The full recall can be found here. 

Massive Cantaloupe Recall

Take a look at the brands of cantaloupe that have been recalled.

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