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Publisher’s Platform: Tracking Cantaloupe Outbreaks

The Outbreak Database has come in handy to track just how often cantaloupes – and other foods – have caused problems.  Here is a sample platter of outbreaks linked to cantaloupe with links to citations:

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  • Lita

    I’m glad I threw out the uncut cantaloupe I bought from Whole Foods. Who can you trust anymore? All the negative news about cantaloupe-borne illnesses – including this historical review – has spoiled my appetite for this fruit. I don’t understand why growers aren’t more responsible in how they grow, handle and store cantaloupes.

  • Growing Our Own

    Please add a column: number of people who died.

  • Thank you for providing both FSN and the database.
    If you ever add additional information to the database, I hope you add costs, especially costs related to the investigation.