Cut melons linked to salmonella outbreak in Michigan, Indiana

The CDC is advising people in five states to throw away pre-cut melon from certain stores after a salmonella outbreak. ] from Wikimedia Commons

The CDC is advising people in five states to throw away pre-cut melon from certain stores after a salmonella outbreak. ] from Wikimedia Commons

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting six cases of Salmonella that match a multi-state outbreak strain.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 60 current cases from five states; Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio. The FDA is working to identify a supplier of pre-cut melon to stores connected to the outbreak.

Most people who have been infected with salmonella Adelaide bought pre-cut melon at Walmart or Kroger stores in the Midwest, health officials said. Consumers who have purchased pre-cut melon, including fruit salads mixed with melon, are urged not to eat it and throw it away.

This includes pre-cut melon in salad mixes.

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Walmart stores in IL have removed pre-cut melons linked to this outbreak from their shelves. IN and MI residents are also advised to throw away melon from Kroger, Jay C, or Payless stores after the outbreaks, according to a CDC press release Friday.

People who reportedly fell ill, obtained their chicks and ducklings from several sources, including feed supply stores, websites, hatcheries and from relatives, the agency said. Of the 60 cases reported, 31 (66%) have been hospitalized due to illness associated with the infection.

The people who took ill came from IL (6), IN (11), MI (32), Missouri (10), and OH (1), the agency said. Illnesses starts on dates ranging from April 30 to May 28. The illness usually lasts four to seven days, and most people recover without treatment.

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