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Papaya-Linked Salmonella Outbreak Expands to 19 States

The CDC recommends that these papayas are not eaten, served or sold

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    A sticker of one of the mangoes that has been determined as the source of a widespread salmonella outbreak.

    The Centers for Disease Control has expanded an investigation into papayas that have caused almost 150 cases of salmonella poisoning.

    Forty-five people have been hospitalized and one person from New York City has died. There have been reports of salmonella across 19 different states, most recently in Illinois, Ohio and Texas.

    Laboratory tests indicate that Maradol papayas from the Carica de Campeche farm in Mexico are the likely source of the multi-state outbreak.

    Three papaya brands, Caribeña, Cavi, and Valery, from Mexico have been identified as those produced by this farm.

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    The CDC recommends that these papayas are not eaten, served or sold.

    The Caribeña papayas were recalled on July 26, and can be identified by a red, green and yellow sticker. The Cavi papayas were recalled by the company on Aug. 5, and can be identified by a purple, green and black sticker with the words "Cavi MEXICO 4395" in white. The Valery brand papayas were recalled on Aug. 7, and can be identified by a red, yellow and green sticker with "Valery" in yellow letters.

    The 19 impacted states are: Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.