The Packer reports that Heeren Bros. Produce, Grand Rapids, Michigan is recalling 5,400 Athena cantaloupes from an unidentified supplier because of potential listeria contamination.
Heeren Bros. Produce issued a recall statement Aug. 6. It said the recalled cantaloupes had been distributed to “small independent grocers” in Michigan from July 23-26. No illnesses had been reported in relation to the cantaloupes.
The cantaloupes do not have any identifying stickers and Heeren Bros. did not name the supplier in its recall announcement.
A random sampling by the Food and Drug Administration revealed the potential listeria contamination, according to the company statement. The agency did not have a recall notice posted on its website as of 1 p.m. Central time August. 6.