The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the affected produce was apparently sold in Massachusetts, Rhode Island Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Infections were reported in eight states.
"The FDA strongly advises importers, suppliers and distributors, as well as restaurants, retailers and other food service providers from all states to hold whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico", CDC officials said.
At least 23 have been hospitalized but no deaths attributed to Salmonella have been reported.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising consumers in MA and seven other states who have whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico in their homes to throw them away and not eat them.
As of Wednesday, approximately 62 nationwide have been affected by the Salmonella strain since the outbreak began in January, however most of the cases have been reported since April, according to the CDC. The hospitalization rate in Salmonella outbreaks is usually around 20 percent, it said. Do not eat fruit salads or other mixes that include papayas from Mexico.
The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most people recover without treatment.Читайте также: Trump Delays Video Game Console Tariffs on China
If you're unsure where your papaya was grown, check with the store where you purchased it, or throw it out.
Consumers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island who have whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico in their homes should not eat them.
It also said places where papayas are stored - including countertops and refrigerator shelves - should be sanitized. Officials are working to gather more information about an ill person in Texas.
Those who are infected can develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps between 12 and 72 hours following the initial exposure.
This year's outbreak is associated with the Salmonella Uganda serotype (species) of the bacteria.
According to CDC data, 1.2 million Salmonella cases occur each year in the United States, with about 450 of the cases leading to death.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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