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2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport and Salmonella Infantis Linked to Maradol Papayas

In September 2017 the CDC reported a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport (n=3) and Salmonella Infantis (n=1) linked to consumption of imported Maradol papayas produced by Rancho El Ganadero farm and distributed by Caraveo Produce in Mexico. Illnesses started on dates ranging from July 19, 2017 to August 7, 2017. Two persons were hospitalized. No deaths were reported.

  • Outbreak began:
  • July 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • New York, Michigan, Massachusetts, Illinois
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • papayas
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Caraveo Produce
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 4
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 2
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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