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SACRAMENTO, CA - State public health officials notified the public Thursday about USDA testing that turned up salmonella contamination in cantaloupes from a California producer.

The recalled cantaloupes were under the DFI brand. They were sold between Aug. 27 and Sept. 10 at California, Alabama, Arizona,Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Mexico grocery retailers.

Consumers should discard the cantaloupes or take them back to the store where bought for a refund.

The warning is not related to earlier recalls of cantaloupes from Chamberberlain Farms in Indiana or Burch Equipment in North Carolina.

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