cantaloupes

Health /Salmonella
11:16 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupes

Cantaloupe
North Carolina Cantaloupe Growers

The Department for Public Health says cantaloupes tested in the state public health laboratory  in Kentucky carry the same strain of salmonella associated with a statewide outbreak that health officials say is continuing.  At least fifty people have been sickened by the salmonella, and health officials say it has been associated with two deaths.

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