The CDC posted this photo with its outbreak notice, describing maradol papayas as large, oval fruits that weigh 3 or more pounds, with green skins that turn yellow when the fruit is ripe. The flesh inside the fruit is salmon-colored. Photo courtesy of CDC
The 21 states involved so far, and the number of outbreak victims in each state, are as follows: Connecticut 6, Delaware 4, Iowa 2, Illinois 3, Kentucky 4, Louisiana 1, Maryland 8, Massachusetts 8, Michigan 1, Minnesota 4, Missouri 1, North Carolina 5, New Jersey 36, New York 50, Ohio 1, Oklahoma 4, Pennsylvania 8, Tennessee 1, Texas 9, Virginia 16, Wisconsin 1.
Farmers discuss the importance of food safety. Woman affected by E. coli O157 visits a farm and meets farmers. Developed by: California Leafy Green Marketing Association in conjunction with Stop Foodborne Illness.
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