Canadian officials have posted their final update on a Salmonella outbreak traced to cantaloupe, adding two deaths to the toll.

There were 190 laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella Soahanina, Sundsvall, Oranienburg, and Newport illnesses associated with the nationwide outbreak. Sixty-eight patients were hospitalized, and nine died.

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The Salmonella outbreak traced to cantaloupe that sickened more than 400 and killed six in the Unites States has been declared over.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention closed its investigation today, as did the Food and Drug Administration. The outbreak stretched across 44 states and sickened 407 people.

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More patients have been identified in the Salmonella outbreak traced to cantaloupe. The outbreak is now spread across 42 states. Mexican officials have closed the implicated cantaloupe operation.

Since the most recent update, on Dec. 7, another 72 patients have been confirmed, bringing the total number of sick people to

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Twenty-eight more cantaloupe products have been recalled in Canada because of a link to a Salmonella outbreak that has killed five people in that country.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the new recall is for unbranded pre-cut cantaloupe sold nationwide. The CFIA did not report the name of

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The number of patients in a Salmonella outbreak traced to cantaloupe has doubled since Nov. 30, and one more person has died.

As of today, Dec. 7, 230 people across 38 states have been infected. Of the people with information available, 96 have required hospitalization. Three people have died, two

Continue Reading Salmonella outbreak traced to cantaloupe doubles in size; one more person has died

State and federal officials in the United States and Canada are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections traced to cantaloupes.

In the United States, 43 people have been confirmed as patients. The outbreak is spread across 15 states. At least 17 people have been so sick they required hospitalization. As

Continue Reading U.S. declares Salmonella outbreak traced to imported cantaloupe; Canada also has an outbreak

An Arizona company has expanded its recall of fresh cantaloupe to include more melons after testing has shown contamination with Salmonella.

The Malichita brand cantaloupes were distributed in 11 states by Sofia Produce LLC doing business as Trufresh. The company already recalled cantaloupes on Nov. 8. 

Cantaloupe sold under the

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Public health officials in Canada have confirmed that cantaloupes are the source of an outbreak of Salmonella infections.

The British Columbia Center for Disease Control reports that the outbreak is ongoing. So far there are eight confirmed patients in the province. There are likely more sick people because many do

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