USA: FDA bans imports of cantaloupe melons from Mexico
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week halted imports of Mexican cantaloupes until it can verify they are produced in more sanitary conditions. The FDA is reacting to repeated food-poisoning outbreaks linked to the imported melons. FDA said it was stopping the imports before the fall season begins for Mexican cantaloupes, so that produce already on store shelves should not be affected.
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