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The following American and Canadian health alert is from the FDA on May 17, 2012 and CFIA on May 18, 2012.

Caribe Produce LTD Co. of McAllen, TX, is recalling 286 cases of Papaya Maradol, Caribeña Brand papayas packed in 35 lb. cartons marked with the brand “ Caribeña “ and “ Product of Mexico” stamped on the side. The papayas are sold individually, and each one bears a label which states ~3112 CARIBE7NTILDE;A Papaya MARADOL PRODUCT OF MEXICO www.grandeproduce.com disclaimer icon. A copy of this label is enclosed. These papayas have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The recalled Papaya Maradol, Caribeña Brand cases were distributed in the Bronx, New York in wholesale stores and through retail stores from May 14th, 2012 to May 17th, 2012. The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella in the product.
Consumers who have these Papaya Maradol, Caribentilde;a Brand papayas are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-956-874-9411.

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