Summary update of the outbreak of Salmonella Javiana linked to Tailor Cut produce Fruit Mix

FDA, CDC, and state and local partners are investigating an illness outbreak caused by Salmonella Javiana that epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicates Tailor Cut Produce of New Jersey products caused the illnesses. As a result, Tailor Cut Produce recalled the fruit mix, called Fruit Luau, as well as cut honeydew, cut cantaloupe, and cut pineapple products on December 7.  Their products may be found in restaurants, banquet facilities, hotels, schools, long-term care facilities and institutional food service establishments in Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The CDC reported that as of December 30, 2019, 96 illnesses confirmed by Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) in CA, CO, CT, DE, IL, MN, NJ, NY, PA, VA, and WA. Illnesses were reported in Pennsylvania, New York City, New Jersey, and Delaware. Ill people from other states reported traveling to these states in the week before their illness started.  @

 Salmonella Potentially Linked to Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix
Salmonella Potentially Linked to Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix

FDA’s investigation continues. Food service companies and institutions should not serve recalled products

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