Imported cucumbers sicken 73 people in 18 states with salmonella

April 25, 2013 11:24 PM

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Imported cucumbers sicken 73 people in 18 states with salmonella

More than 70 people in 18 states have fallen ill because of a salmonella outbreak linked to imported Mexican cucumbers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

The agency said 14 people have been hospitalized, and it is working with state health officials to identify other people who may have been infected.

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