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Editor’s note:  (To read FDA and CDC outbreak updates in Spanish, click on these links:)
Para leer las actualizaciones de brotes de FDA y CDC en español, haga clic en estos enlaces:

The deadly Salmonella outbreak that has been traced to maradol papayas from Mexico is
Continue Reading Papaya-related Salmonella victim count triples in 3 weeks

Editor’s note: Because of the popularity of papayas in Mexican and Hispanic cuisine, public health officials say people in those groups are at particular risk during the current outbreak. To access information the CDC has posted in Spanish, click here. 

Federal officials doubled down on warnings about whole, fresh maradol
Continue Reading More distributors, brands likely involved in papaya outbreak

A week after Maryland officials issued a public warning linking Caribeña  brand maradol papayas to a Salmonella outbreak, produce distributor Grande Produce LLC finally went public with a recall of the implicated fruit.

In the company’s recall notice, posted late Wednesday by the Food and Drug Administration, Grande Produce of
Continue Reading Importer finally recalls papayas linked to deadly outbreak