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U.S. health officials are warning the public not to eat pre-cut cantaloupe, if they do not know the source.

Over 100 people in the U.S. have become sick after consuming contaminated cantaloupe and are linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak. Two people have died.

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

  • Do not eat pre-cut cantaloupes if you don’t know whether Malichita or Rudy brand cantaloupes were used.
    • This includes cantaloupe chunks and fruit mixes with cantaloupes at restaurants and grocery stores.
  • Do not eat any recalled whole or pre-cut cantaloupe products.
    • If you have any, throw them away or return them to the store.
    • If the whole cantaloupe does not have a sticker, check with the store to make sure it is not a Malichita or Rudy brand cantaloupe.
  • Wash items and surfaces that may have touched the cantaloupe using hot soapy water or a dishwasher.

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