The outbreak investigation of Salmonella in cantaloupes is over (November 2023)

In collaboration with Canadian, state, and local partners, the FDA and CDC reported on January 19, 2024, that the outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to recalled cantaloupe is over. As part of the investigation, FDA and industry partners collected and analyzed cantaloupe samples. Two samples were positive for Salmonella Sundsvall, and WGS analysis confirmed that the strain of Salmonella found in isolates associated with these two samples matched the same strain of Salmonella found in ill people. One isolate tested positive for Salmonella Newport but was not associated with the outbreak. As of January 19, 2024, the CDC announced that the outbreak is over. CDC reports a total of 407 illnesses in 44 states. There have been a total of 158 hospitalizations and 6 deaths associated with this incident. The last illness onset was December 25, 2023. FDA’s investigation is complete. @



 Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella: Cantaloupes (November 2023)
Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella: Cantaloupes (November 2023)

Do not eat, sell, or serve recalled cantaloupes or recalled products containing pre-cut cantaloupe. FDA’s investigation is complete.

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