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CDC – Chamberlain Farms Salmonella Cantaloupe Outbreak is Over

A total of 261 persons (down 9 from last CDC report) infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Typhimurium (228 persons) and Salmonella Newport (33 persons) were reported from 24 states. 94 ill persons were hospitalized. Three deaths were reported in Kentucky. Collaborative investigation efforts of state, local, and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicated that cantaloupe originating from Chamberlain Farms Produce, Inc. of Owensville, Indiana, was the source of this outbreak.