Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Ind. Cantaloupe

Law360, New York (August 20, 2012, 7:49 PM EDT) -- Federal authorities announced Friday that a nationwide salmonella outbreak, likely caused by cantaloupe from an Indiana farm, had killed two people and sickened nearly 140 others, the second time in a year the melon has been linked to a major outbreak.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state and local public health authorities have pinpointed cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana as a likely source of the outbreak, though they have declined to identify the farm that grew the...
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