- Since the last update on September 22, 2015, 113 more ill people have been reported from 19 states. Given the 14-day shelf life of cucumbers, it is not unexpected to continue to see illnesses reported after the recalls.
- Alabama was added to the list of states with ill people, bringing the total number of states to 34.
CDC Outbreak Notice
Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Infections Linked to Imported Cucumbers
Read the Recall & Advice to Consumers, Restaurants, and Retailers >>(http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/poona-09-15/advice.html)
CDC, multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Poona infections. This investigation is ongoing. CDC will provide updates when more information is available.
- 671 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Poona have been reported from 34 states, an increase of 113 cases since the last update on September 22.
- 131 ill people have been hospitalized, and three deaths have been reported from Arizona (1), California (1), and Texas (1).
- 51% of ill people are children younger than 18 years.