Agromod Recalls Papayas Over Salmonella Fears

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced a recall of papayas distributed by Texas-based Agromod Produce Inc. after shipments tested positive for the same strain of salmonella that has sickened 97 people.

Agromod voluntarily recalled the papayas after the FDA detected salmonella matching the strain in the outbreak, which so far has caused 10 hospitalizations. Infections have been reported in 23 states, according to the agency.

"We are working closely with the Food and Drug Administration to identify the sources of the current 'Salmonella...
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