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Pre-cut fruit linked to Salmonella outbreak


Last updated 12/8/2017 at 3:49pm

OLYMPIA -- The Department of Health announced today a Salmonella outbreak involving pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe in both Washington and Oregon.

People who purchased these products on or about October 25 up to December 1 from QFC, Fred Meyer, Rosauers and Central Market in Washington and Oregon are urged not to eat the fruit and throw it away.

Eighteen people from King (5), Mason (1), Pierce (1), Snohomish (7), Thurston (1), and Yakima (1) counties and two individuals from Oregon have been diagnosed with Salmonella.

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