Tailor Cut Produce has recalled its fresh-cut Fruit Luau, a mix of honeydew, cantaloupe and pineapple, after the Food and Drug Administration linked it to a salmonella outbreak.

On Dec. 6, the Food and Drug Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of Health advised that the foodservice companies who received the fruit salad to not sell or serve it. The company recalled the product on Dec. 7, and the FDA posted it on its website on Dec. 8, according to the FDA.

As of Dec. 9, there were 33 cases of Salmonella Javiana traced to the fruit product from Tailor Cut Produce, North Brunswick, N.J., according to the FDA.

The fresh-cut fruit was distributed to foodservice operators, including restaurants, hotels and hospitals in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania from Nov. 15-Dec. 1. The fruit is packed in 2/1 gallon cases.

The company has halted production of the product while it and the FDA investigate the source of the salmonella, according to the FDA.

Salmonella:  Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm, is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of Salmonella outbreaks. The Salmonella lawyers of Marler Clark have represented thousands of victims of Salmonella and other foodborne illness outbreaks and have recovered over $700 million for clients.  Marler Clark is the only law firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation.  Our Salmonella lawyers have litigated Salmonella cases stemming from outbreaks traced to a variety of foods, such as cantaloupe, tomatoes, ground turkey, salami, sprouts, cereal, peanut butter, and food served in restaurants.  The law firm has brought Salmonella lawsuits against such companies as Cargill, ConAgra, Peanut Corporation of America, Sheetz, Taco Bell, Subway and Wal-Mart.

If you or a family member became ill with a Salmonella infection, including Reactive Arthritis or Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), after consuming food and you’re interested in pursuing a legal claim, contact the Marler Clark Salmonella attorneys for a free case evaluation.