CDC Investigation Update: Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons

  27 April 2019

Key points:

  • Since CDC’s first posting on April 12 about this outbreak, 24 additional ill people and one state have been added to the Food Safety Alert.
  • CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau infections linked to pre-cut melons supplied by Caito Foods LLC.
  • Do not eat, serve, or sell recalled pre-cut melon and fruit medley products produced by Caito Foods LLC. They are sold under several brands and labels.
  • Check FDA’s website external icon for a full list of where recalled products were sold.
  • A total of 117 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from 10 states (AL, IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI).
  • Thirty-two people have been hospitalized. Most of the ill people are adults over the age of 50 years. No deaths have been reported.
  • Illnesses started from March 4, 2019, to April 8, 2019.
  • This investigation is ongoing.
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