Almost 20 people have fallen sick in an Australian state with baby cucumbers suspected as being the source of infection.

The Western Australia (WA) Department of Health has linked 19 illnesses to Qukes brand baby cucumbers supplied by Perfection Fresh. The grower has not been named but production of cucumbers has stopped.

Sick people range in age from less than 1 year old to someone in their 60s. Three children have been hospitalized. Patients reported consuming baby cucumbers in the seven days before illness onset.

Other health departments around the country are looking into the situation but no related illnesses

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