The Centers for Disease Control Prevention (US Centers for Disease Control Prevention) urges people in New York State and five other states, not entire papaya or food imported from Mexico, the papaya from Mexico included, for sale According to a new release published on Friday by the CDC, the warning concerns fresh papayas imported from Mexico.
In addition to New York, the warning has affected how officials said: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
Price Chopper / Market 32, which has operations in Central New York, said in a late-Friday press release that all affected products have been removed from its stores, and advises customers to dispose of potentially contaminated papayas in their homes.
Sixty-two have been reported ill in eight states: Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Texas.
According to the CDC, 23 people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported.
According to the CDC, the hospitalization rate for this outbreak is 66 percent. The hospitalization rate for salmonella outbreaks is usually 20 percent, it said.
Most patients are over 60 years old, it said.
The disease started on data between January 1
Interviews with the sick and early information on product distribution suggest that this outbreak is whole, fresh papaya from Mexico, sold in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York. Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
This investigation is ongoing. The CDC will provide more information as it becomes available.
Further information from the CDC:
Information for Consumers, Retailers and Restaurants:
- If you live in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island do not eat whole fresh papayas from Mexico were imported. Throw away the papayas, even if some were eaten and nobody got sick.
- The FDA strongly advises importers, suppliers, retailers, restaurants, retailers, and other food service providers from all states to supply fresh papayas imported from Mexico.
- Most people infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps 12-72 hours after eating contaminated food.
- The disease usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most people recover without treatment.
- Contact your doctor if you are worried about symptoms such as high fever (temperature above 102 ° F), blood in your poop, diarrhea or other ailments. or frequent vomiting, which prevents the retention of fluid.