Salmonella outbreak sickens nine state residents in a 27-state outbreak related to cucumbers from Mexico shipped by California firm

September 5, 2015 2:39 AM

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Nine Washington residents are among nearly 300 people who have been sickened in 27 states with Salmonella bacteria likely linked to cucumbers from Mexico, shipped by a California distributor.

The ongoing investigation is tracking 285 salmonellosis cases and one death caused by the strain of bacteria known as Salmonella Poona, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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