FDA: Cantaloupes Sold in Colorado May be Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

By: AP
By: AP

WASHINGTON AP The government says people should throw away
cantaloupes from a Honduran manufacturer believed to be linked to a
salmonella outbreak.

The Food and Drug Administration issued the alert for the melons
from Agropecuaria Montelibano.

So far, 50 people have become sickened in 16 states including
Colorado, and nine have become ill in Canada after eating the
cantaloupes. The FDA says no deaths have been reported, although 14
people have been hospitalized.

The government also is seeking to detain all cantaloupes shipped
to the united states by Agropecuaria Montelibano.

The FDA is still investigating the outbreak.


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