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The victim count in ongoing Salmonella outbreaks traced to papayas from Mexico has topped 200, with U.S. officials not only reporting they linked two more farms to sick people, but that they expect to identify even more…

The CDC posted this photo with its outbreak notice, describing maradol papayas as large, oval fruits that weigh 3 or more pounds, with green skins that turn yellow when the fruit is ripe. The flesh inside the fruit is salmon-colored. Photo courtesy of CDC

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The Salmonella outbreak traced to whole, fresh papayas from a farm in Southern Mexico continues to spread, with a 25 percent increase in victims in the past week.

Two more states are reporting confirmed illnesses in the outbreak, Missouri and Tennessee, bringing the total to 21 states involved with 173 victims, including one in New…

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:
FDA https://www.fda.gov/Food/RecallsOutbreaksEmergencies/Outbreaks/ucm568393.htm
CDC https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/kiambu-07-17/es/index.html

The deadly Salmonella outbreak that has been traced to maradol papayas from Mexico is spreading, with 32 more victims…