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cantaloupe:

see gourdgourd
, common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and extends into the temperate zones.
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; melonmelon,
fruit of Cucumis melo, a plant of the family Curcurbitaceae (gourd family) native to Asia and now cultivated extensively in warm regions. There are many varieties, differing in taste, color, and skin texture—e.g.
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cantaloupe

[′kant·əl‚ōp]
(botany)
The fruit (pepo) of Cucumis malo, a small, distinctly netted, round to oval muskmelon of the family Cucurbitaceae in the order Violales.

cantaloupe

, cantaloup
1. a cultivated variety of muskmelon, Cucumis melo cantalupensis, with ribbed warty rind and orange flesh
2. any of several other muskmelons
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However, none of the treatments on whole cantaloupes consistently reduced the yeast and mold count for the fresh-cut samples during storage.
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A cantaloupe Listeria bacteria crisis in 2011 was traced to a single grower in southeastern Colorado, 90 miles from Rocky Ford, who allegedly transported melons in contaminated trucks without chilling.
8, the Colorado Department oh Public Health and Environment announced that cantaloupes were "very likely" the source of the listeria.
Western Growers contends that every cantaloupe grower and shipper must have strong preventive controls in place.
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None of the treatments guaranteed a Salmonella-free fresh-cut product, even though the Salmonella population was more often not detectable in fresh-cut fruits prepared from cantaloupe treated with Sanova or the combination of ACS and Tsunami.
Pureheart seedless watermelons eliminate those difficulties because they are the size of a large cantaloupe, weighing between three and six pounds, with a distinctive 1/8-to 1/4-inch thick rind.