New multistate outbreak of Salmonella linked to Mexican papaya

Since July 27, U.S. has been investigating the multistate outbreak of Salmonella
Photo: Courtesy of Fundación Produce Michoacán
01/09/2017
16:11
Reuters
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On Friday, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an update regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to imported Maradol papayas imported from two more farms in Mexico.

According to the CDC, Caraveo Produce and El Zapotanito tested positive for salmonella, yet there is a possibility that fruit from other Mexican farms might be contaminated.

Epidemiologic lab evidence indicates Maradol papayas from the Carica De Campeche farm in Mexico are likely source of the multistate outbreak.

Since the last update on August 11, 34 more sick people have been reported in the multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections, including 14 hospitalized

Since July 27, U.S. has been investigating the multistate outbreak of Salmonella in the product from Mexico.

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