People in multiple states have gotten ill due to a salmonella outbreak. The reason?

Pre-cut melon that were produced by Caito Foods LLC.

Check to see if you have this pre-cut melon and if you do, throw it away.

Here's some information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) website. These are some additional points also provided about the salmonella outbreak from the CDC:

  • CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau infections linked to pre-cut melons supplied by Caito Foods, LLC.
  • On April 12, 2019, Caito Foods, LLC, recalled pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products containing one of these melons that were produced at the Caito Foods, LLC, facility in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • A total of 93 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from nine states (AL, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI).
  • Twenty-three people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.
  • Illnesses started from March 4, 2019, to March 31, 2019.
  • This investigation is ongoing.
  • CDC will provide updates when more information is available.

Get the complete information from the CDC here.