U.S. health officials say more people have contracted salmonella by eating papayas from a farm in southern Mexico. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 109 people in 16 states have caught the illness from eating papayas traced to the Carica de Campeche farm in Campeche, Mexico.
Minnesota health officials say more than two-dozen people have been sickened by eating raw Mexican-style cheese. The Minnesota Department of Health said Monday at least 25 Minnesotans became sick with salmonella linked to eating queso fresco made with unpasteurized cheese.
Minnesota health officials are warning that chicks and ducklings can carry salmonella. The state Department of Health says its investigators have linked three cases of illness caused by salmonella infection to ducklings purchased from a Tractor Supply Company store in Inver Grove Heights.