Day: August 3, 2016

AU: Salmonella traced to one farm in the Northern Territory

PMA A-NZ: The Australian melon industry welcomes the news that the source of the current Salmonella outbreak has been traced to one farm in the Northern Territory. The farm has commenced a voluntary recall of the fruit.

Consumers can be assured that rockmelons now on the retail shelves are not affected by the recall and are safe to purchase and consume.

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Day: August 3, 2016

AU: Rockmelon linked to Salmonella being removed from distribution

Food Standards Australia New Zealand: Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), in consultation with state and territory food regulators, is coordinating a trade recall of whole rockmelons from Red Dirt, a rockmelon grower in the Northern Territory.

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Day: August 3, 2016

AU: Rockmelons linked to rare Salmonella outbreak

PMA A-NZ: An uncommon strain of Salmonella has been identified as the cause of a number of cases of foodborne illness in South Australia and New South Wales. The majority of cases reside in the greater Sydney metropolitan area.

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