watermelon

Agriculture
2:56 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Are you afraid of melons? [Results]

In the produce section of the Schnucks grocery store in Columbia, Mo., the store posted a statement about the watermelon recall on a box of non-recalled watermelons.
Abbie Fentress Swanson Harvest Public Media

Last week we asked you two simple questions: are you avoiding cantaloupes or melons?

Read more
Science, Health and Technology
4:04 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Indiana farm linked to contaminated cantaloupe also recalls watermelons

In the produce section of the Schnucks grocery store in Columbia, Mo., the store posted a statement about the watermelon recall on a box of non-recalled watermelons. (Abbie Fentress Swanson/Harvest Public Media)
Abbie Fentress Swanson Harvest Public Media

The Indiana farm that recalled cantaloupes linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has killed two and sickened 204 is now recalling its watermelons. Chamberlain Farms issued the voluntary recall because the melons could be contaminated with Salmonella Newport.

Foodborne illness is always a danger for farmers, grocery stores and customers alike.

Read more