As of December 1, there have been 117 people infected with one of the outbreak strains of Salmonella have been reported from 34 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 17, 2023, to November 14, 2023. Of 103 people with information available, 61 (59%) have been hospitalized. Two deaths have been reported from Minnesota.
The updated number in the United States:
• Illnesses: 117
• Hospitalizations: 61
• Deaths: 2
• States: 34
In Canada the numbers have been just updated – on December 1, 2023 it was 66 sick, 19 hospitalized and 1 death.
Since the last update on November 24, 18 more illnesses have been reported. As…
Marler Clark has been in the lead for all the Cantaloupe Outbreaks Lawsuits over the last decades. Here is a sampling:
FDA: If you cannot tell if your cantaloupe, including pre-cut cantaloupe or products containing pre-cut cantaloupe is part of the recall, do not eat or use it and throw it away.
Most current information:
Total Illnesses: 117
Last Illness Onset: 11/14/2023
States with Cases: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO…
Salmonellae are widely distributed in nature and are found in the intestinal tract of wild and domesticated animals and in humans. Salmonella poisoning can occur when a person ingests contaminated fecal particles transmitted by another infected human or animal.
Salmonella enterica serotypes Typhi, Sendai, and Paratyphi A, B, or C are found exclusively in…
Formerly referred to as Reiter Syndrome, the term reactive arthritis refers to an inflammation of one or more joints, following an infection localized at a site distant from the affected joints. The predominant site of the infection is the gastrointestinal tract. And reactive arthritis can be post infection, meaning that the infection may…
Cantaloupes are available in supermarkets all year round, but may be scarce and more expensive in the winter. Peak cantaloupe season is from June to October.
And, here we are in November.
In this most current Salmonella outbreak linked to Mexican grown cantaloupe, all the illnesses in the United States and Canada have occurred from…
At least 162 sickened, 62 hospitalized with 3 deaths.
Bill Marler, food safety advocate and foodborne illness attorney since 1993, whose Seattle law firm, Marler Clark’s work was recently profiled in the Netflix documentary “Poisoned,” The Dirty Truth about your Food, is calling on the importers of Salmonella-tainted cantaloupes to pay the medical…
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The U.S. and Canadian Salmonella Cantaloupe Outbreaks:
As of November 24, 99 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from 32 states. Arkansas (1), Arizona (7), California (1), Colorado (2), Georgia (3), Iowa (5), Illinois (4), Indiana (2), Kentucky (5), Massachusetts (1), Maryland…
As of November 24, 99 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from 32 states. Arkansas (1), Arizona (7), California (1), Colorado (2), Georgia (3), Iowa (5), Illinois (4), Indiana (2), Kentucky (5), Massachusetts (1), Maryland (1), Michigan (1), Minnesota (13), Missouri (9), Mississippi (1), North Carolina (2), Nebraska (4), New…