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Mango Outbreaks Connected Through Interviews

Health investigators collaborating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention managed to link two separate Salmonella outbreaks to Mexican-grown mangoes through the oldest trick in an epidemiologist’s field book: patient interviews. Since August, the CDC worked with state and local health officials to investigate a number of Salmonella illnesses from a strain known… Continue Reading

Final Update on Mango Outbreak: 143 Ill

At least 143 people across 16 states fell ill with Salmonella from Mexican-grown mangoes beginning in July. Of those ill, at least 33 were hospitalized. 127 people in 15 states were stricken with Salmonella Braenderup, while another 16 in 3 states were sickened by Salmonella Worthington. Both outbreaks are presumed to be connected to mangoes… Continue Reading

Letter From The Editor: The Outbreak Express


We did, as reported in this space last week, make a transition to a new publishing platform. It did require more of some of us than others. I should confess that of all of those who participated in the move to the new system, I was the most resistant to change. I’ve raised hanging back… Continue Reading

Del Monte Recalls Fruit Packages With Daniella Mangoes

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. recalled some of its fresh-cut fruit packages containing mangoes from Mexico’s Agricola Daniella because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Dell Monte said its recall was associated with Coast Distributors Inc., one of four importers supplying the Mexican grown Agricola Daniella brand mangoes to customers in the U.S. Del Monte… Continue Reading

After 30 Days, FDA Has Not Inspected Mexican Mango Facilities

Just 30 days ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was depicted as the tip of the spear in the “fast-moving “outbreak investigation of a Salmonella Braenderup outbreak associated with Mexican mangoes. Within 24 hours, one distributor of Mexican mangoes — Splendid Products of California — did initiate a recall from the mango grower… Continue Reading

FDA Issues Roundup of Mango Recalls Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a roundup of all recalled mangoes from the Mexican company whose fruits have been linked to a nationwide Salmonella outbreak. Many have been listed individually in prior recalls, but this announcement lists the four U.S. distributors who imported the recalled mangoes and all of the companies who… Continue Reading

More Outbreak-Linked Mangoes Recalled, Many Expired

Two more companies have joined the 13 others who have recalled mangoes imported from Mexico over the past three weeks because the fruits may be contaminated with a strain of Salmonella currently causing a nationwide outbreak. On Wednesday GHW, LLC of Houston, TX recalled a limited number of expired fresh-cut mango products, and on Thursday… Continue Reading

United Salad Co. Recalls Fruit Products With Mangoes

United Salad Co. has recalled five brands of fruit products containing mangoes that were being sold at nearly 300 retail outlets in the Pacific Northwest. It is another “downstream” recall of Mexican mangoes believed to be responsible for infecting 121 people in 15 states with Salmonella Braenderup. However, Food Safety News has learned that local… Continue Reading