(WTNH) – Health workers have issued an outbreak of multiple states related to papaya imported from Mexico, and a number of Connecticut residents have been infected.
CDC, Public Health and Regulators in Multiple States, and FDA Examining an Outbreak of Salmonella Uganda Infections for Whole Fresh Papaya Imported from Mexico and Sold in the Listed States: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
In Connecticut, fourteen people have been infected with Salmonella Uganda from the outbreak. A total of 62 people across the country have become ill since January.
The CDC recommends consumers to avoid eating whole, fresh papaya, including dishes that include papaya as fruit salads.
For more information on the outbreak and what to do if you have symptoms of Salmonella Uganda, click here.
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