CDC declares end to cantaloupe salmonella outbreak
The salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupe is officially over, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC made the announcement on Friday after more than 400 people fell ill in 44 states, resulting in 158 hospitalizations and six deaths.
The affected Malchita and Rudy brand cantaloupes were sold at various stores, including Trader Joe's, between September and December of last year.
It is advised that individuals who may have purchased cantaloupe products during the specified period check for recall information. If there is uncertainty, it is recommended to discard the product, especially if it may have been placed in the freezer.