US Centers for Disease Prevention call on the people of New York and five other states not to serve or sell targets, fresh papaya imported from Mexico, or foods containing papaya from Mexico.
Salmonella epidemic is linked to the new CDC release,
In addition to New York, warnings affect: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Price Chopper / Market 32, which has stores in Central New York, announced in a press release late Friday that it had removed all affected products from its stores and advised customers to dispose of any potentially contaminated papacy they might have in your homes.
Sixty-two people reported ill in eight states: Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas, officials said.
The CDC says 23 people were hospitalized. There are no reports of death.
The incidence of hospitalization in this epidemic is 66%, officials of the CDC said.
Most of the sick people are older than 60 years, officials said.
Diseases begin on dates ranging from January 1
Interviews with sick people and early information on the distribution of the product indicate that the probable source of this outbreak is all fresh papaya from Mexico, which is sold in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York,
This investigation is in move and CDC will provide more information as it is available.
- If you live in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island, do not eat whole fresh papaya imported from Mexico. Throw the papaws away, even if some of them have been eaten and nobody has gotten sick.
- The FDA strongly advises importers, suppliers and distributors, as well as restaurants, retailers and other food service providers from all nations to maintain a comprehensive business.
- Most people with salmonella develop diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps 12-72 hours after eating with infected food.
- The disease usually lasts for 4 to 7 days, and most people recover without treatment.
- Call your doctor if you are concerned about symptoms such as fever (temperature above 102 ° F), blood in the blood, diarrhea, or frequent vomiting, which prevents the discharge of the fluid.