As of today, there have been 21 confirmed cases of Salmonella Braenderup in Canada with 16 in British Columbia and 5 in Alberta according to the Public Health Agency of Canada.
In the US the CDC reported today that a total of 103 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup have been reported from 16 states. The majority of ill persons have been reported from California. Food Safety News and eFoodAlert report that the following states have reported illnesses: California (78), Oregon (1), Washington (6), Texas (2) and New York (3), which leaves 13 cases unaccounted for.
Most persons became ill during July. Among persons for whom information is available, illness onset dates range from July 3, 2012 to August 11, 2012. Ill persons range in age from 1 to 86 years, with a median age of 32 years old. Fifty-five percent of ill persons are female. Among 69 persons with available information, 25 (36%) patients reported being hospitalized.
Mex Y Can Trading, Inc., North American Produce Sales, Fresh Start Foods, Splendid Products LLC and Charlie’s Produce have recalled Daniella Brand Mangoes that have been distributed to at least:
Aldi, BI-LO, LLC, Copps, Costco, El Super, Food4Less, Giant Eagle, Giant Food, Kroger, Mariano’s, Martin’s Food Market, Metro Market, Pick ‘n Save, Rainbow, Ralph’s, Savemart, Stop & Shop, Topco, TOP Food & Drug, TOPS, Walmart and Whole Foods.