1 Death, 300-Plus Salmonella Cases in 27 States Linked to Cucumbers

September 5, 2015 5:59 AM

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1 Death, 300-Plus Salmonella Cases in 27 States Linked to Cucumbers

A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Poona linked to imported Mexican cucumbers has apparently sickened more than 300 people from 27 states and hospitalized 53 of them, according to an alert posted Friday afternoon by the New Mexico Department of Health and additional reporting by Food Safety News.

A statement released Friday by the California Department of Public Health reported that there has been one related death in California, and that additional cases were continuing to come in.

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