Cucumbers recalled after salmonella outbreak



[UPDATED] Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States

UPDATE: January 28, 2019 at 9:42 a.m.

Remember that salmonella outbreak from September that was linked to cucumbers? Well apparently the vegetable is still sickening hundreds of people four months later.

In its first update since November, the CDC reports that the outbreak has now spread to 39 states including Tennessee, New Hampshire, and Connecticut. In total, 888 cases have been confirmed, with 191 people reporting illness. Six people have died from the outbreak. However that number could soon rise, as illnesses reported after December 21 may not have been included in this latest report. And so the recall still remains in full effect. Check your cukes! 

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
image
CDC.GOV

UPDATE: September 10, 7:47 a.m.

More cases of salmonella linked to contaminated cucumbers have been reported. In Texas, a second person has died due to the outbreak, and even more people have fallen ill—with at least 70 hospitalized—pushing the total case numbers to 341 affected in 30 states.

TheSeattle Timesreports that most of the cases have occurred in California, where there are 72 people ill, and Arizona, where 66 have become sick. However the most chilling statistic comes from the CDC, which notes that more than half of the cases are children under the age of 18.

To prevent future illnesses and keep consumers safe, the CDC has sent out a firm, all-encompassing warning: "If you aren't sure if your cucumbers were recalled, ask the place of purchase, restaurant, or your supplier. When in doubt, don't eat, sell, or serve them and throw them out."

ORIGINAL POST: September 8, 10:18 a.m.

According to the FDA and the CDC, one woman in San Diego, CA, has died, more than 300 have gotten sick, and more than 53 people have been hospitalized after a massive salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers.

The affected cucumbers were grown in Mexico and were sold and distributed by California-based company Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce. The company has since recalled their "Limited Edition" pole cucumbers, sold between August 1 and September 3.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

"This variety is often referred to as a "Slicer" or "American" cucumber. It has a dark green color. It typically has a length of 7 to 10 inches and a diameter of 1.75 to 2.5 inches. In retail, it is typically is sold in a bulk display without any individual packaging or plastic wrapping. In food service it is typically served as part of a salad," says the FDA.

The names of the stores and retailers that sold the produce have yet to be released, but the tainted cucumbers were distributed to the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Utah.

So far illnesses have been reported in 27 states, including New York. The symptoms of salmonella include nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. If you think you've been infected with the bacteria, notify your doctor immediately.






Video: 3 Deaths Linked to Imported Cucumber Salmonella Outbreak, CDC Says

UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States
UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States images

2019 year
2019 year - UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States pictures

UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States recommend
UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States forecast photo

UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States images
UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States pics

UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States new picture
UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States new pics

images UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States
pics UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States

Watch UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States video
Watch UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber Recall in 30 States video

Communication on this topic: UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber , updated-deadly-salmonella-outbreak-leads-to-cucumber/
Discussion on this topic: UPDATED Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Cucumber , updated-deadly-salmonella-outbreak-leads-to-cucumber/ , updated-deadly-salmonella-outbreak-leads-to-cucumber/

Related News


How to Grow Foxglove
Test Your Knowledge on Running Energy Systems Quiz Statistics and Answer Key
How to Improve Your Childs Behavior
Can I Dye Clothes With Food Coloring
How to Breed and Care for Platies
The Carhartt WIP And Moodymann Collab Looks As Good As It Sounds
Stylish Hairstyles and Haircuts For Long Black Hair
5-Ingredient Cheesy Meat Dip
Is The Royal Household Really In Disarray As The Queen Prepares For Charles To Lead
Cocoon
Spark Activity Tracker Review
How to Start over Following a Brain Injury
Chinese Five-Spice Grilled Chicken
The Surprising Exercise That May Help You Walk Again After A Stroke
Lily Collins And Jamie Campbell Bower Just Confirmed They’re Back Together In The Sweetest Way



Date: 15.12.2018, 16:22 / Views: 52472