FOOD SAFETY UPDATE: MULTISTATE OUTBREAK OF SALMONELLA LINKED TO DEL MONTE VEGETABLE TRAYS
July 12, 2019
This update does not apply to any Markon First Crop, Ready-Set-Serve, or Markon Essentials products.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and state partners investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Infantis with cases reported in Wisconsin and Minnesota. FDA inspected the Del Monte facility that produced vegetable trays that the Wisconsin Department of Health Services linked to the outbreak of salmonellosis. FDA also investigated distribution and supplier information for produce used in the vegetable trays. The investigation activities did not identify a single source or potential point of contamination for this outbreak.
What we know:
Del Monte Vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip convenience stores in Minnesota and Wisconsin were linked to the outbreak
5 total illnesses; 0 deaths
Patients reported becoming ill beginning in April 13, 2019
Last illness onset date was May 15, 2019
FDA inspected the Del Monte facility, located in Kankakeem, Illinois
Investigation activities of the distribution and supplier information did not identify a single source or potential point of contamination for this outbreak
Click here to review the FDA press release.
Markon will update members should more information become available.
Food Safety Program Manager
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