CDC: Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Whole, Fresh Papayas Imported from Mexico
CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Uganda infections linked to whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico.
o Do not eat fruit salads or other mixes that include papayas from Mexico.
o If you aren’t sure the papaya you bought is from Mexico, you can ask the place of purchase. When in doubt, don’t eat the papaya. Throw it out.
o Wash and sanitize places where papayas were stored: counter tops and refrigerator drawers or shelves.