Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupes

By Nirja Shah

CDC is concerned about this outbreak because the illnesses are severe and people in long-term care facilities and childcare centers have gotten sick. Do not eat pre-cut cantaloupes if you don’t know whether Malichita or Rudy brand cantaloupes were used.

  • Illnesses: 230   (113 new)
  • Hospitalizations: 96   (35 new)
  • Deaths: 3   (1 new)
  • States: 38   (4 new)
  • Recall: Yes
  • Investigation status: Active (first posted on November 17, 2023)

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