28 people in California have gotten Salmonella from cucumbers

28 people in California have gotten Salmonella from cucumbers

fox5sandiego.com

(CNN) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that 73 cases of Salmonella Saintpaul have been reported across 18 states, believe to be linked to exposure to infected cucumbers. The cucumbers were supplied by Daniel Cardenas Izabal and Miracle Greenhouse of Culiacán, Mexico and distributed by Tricar Sales, Inc. of Rio Rico, Arizona.

27% of reported cases required hospitalization and no deaths have been reported. The youngest person sickened was under one year of age.

Illness related to this outbreak’s strain have been reported in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. CDC officials are working in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration as well as state an local officials to identify additional cases and to interview those who have fallen ill about the food they consumed in the week prior to becoming…

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