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Killer Cantaloupe - Salmonella Outbreak

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    Killer Cantaloupe - Salmonella Outbreak


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    Quote Originally Posted by ArrynField:
    /me stops all cantaloupe purchases
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    129 hospitalised in Canada and 230 hospitalised in USA.
    Actual figures probably higher, as many don't seek treatment and recover themselves.

    https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.7052585


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    Not a lot of people wash them well before cutting, I guess.

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    US seems to have deaths/hospitalizations every few years from melons.

    Washing melons and better hygiene (including washing knives) probably helps. Many cases seem to be pre-cut but also whole melons affected. In particular brands from Rudy and Malichata.


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