Pre-cut melons linked to Salmonella outbreaks across 5 states

Pre-cut melons linked to Salmonella outbreaks across 5 states

At this point, at least 60 people across nine states most recently including Georgia, have been sickened by salmonella according the Centers for Disease Control.

"The Illinois Department of Public Health is urging people not to eat pre-cut melon purchased from any Walmart store in Illinois, or any of the other affected states, at this time", said IDPH Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D.

As per the CDC, around 60 people have fallen sick which includes six cases reported in IL, 11 cases in IN, 10 cases in Missouri, 32 cases on MI and one in Ohio.

In news that is sure to strike fear in the heart of fruit salad lovers everywhere, an outbreak of salmonella has been traced to pre-cut melons sold at Walmart, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Whole Foods, Kroger, and Amazon, among other stores. Kroger Co. said customers who purchased the melon from the company's IN and MI store locations should not consume them and return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps are the symptoms of salmonella infection.

If you bought pre-cut melon in clear plastic containers, federal health officials are asking you to check your fridge to avoid getting sick from Salmonella bacteria.

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Last month, a salmonella outbreak in the U.S. caused the infection tens of people.

Only pre-cut melon is affected by the recall.

Six people are sick in IL, 11 in IN, 32 in MI, 10 in Missouri and one in Ohio.

A recent salmonella outbreak linked to fresh cut watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe made its way to MI. No salmonella outbreak in the last four years has hospitalized over 50 percent.

The advice from the CDC does not apply to whole melons. There is an ongoing investigation into the salmonella infections. If treatment is not started soon enough, the infection can cause death. "Ill people reported eating pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon or a fruit salad mix with melon". So far, FDA has reported 60 illnesses that occurred between April 30, 2018 and May 28, 2018.

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