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More and more people get sick from eating papaya and now go back to a farm in southern Mexico, USA. S.
On Monday, public health officials first reported on the outbreak more than two weeks ago.
Salmonella has infected 109 people in 16 states, and 35 people are serious enough to be hospitalized. S.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on its Web page dedicated to the epidemic.
A man died in New York City.
The FDA says papaya, which goes back to Mexico's camechenica de cameche Farm, appears to be a possible source.
This farm is located on the Yucatan Peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico.
The company did not reply to the email immediately and the phone was not answered on Tuesday.
When Tropical Storm Franklin crossed the Yucatan Peninsula, the area issued a storm warning.
Papaya from Campeche Carica de Campeche farm is positive for five different strains of salmonella that can cause diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pains and fever.
Children, the elderly and people with weak immune systems are most likely to be infected with severe diseases.
Since the last report in July 21, the number of cases in New York has almost tripled to 36, and the number of cases in New Jersey has more than doubled to 26.
There were 11 cases in Virginia, 7 cases in Pennsylvania, and 6 cases in Maryland.
There are 4 cases in Connecticut and Minnesota, and 3 cases in Massachusetts.
Two cases were reported in Iowa, Kentucky, North Carolina and oakama, with Delaware, Louis Anna and Wisconsin each having one.
The FDA says it is working with the Mexican food safety department to carry out inspections and other follow-up activities.
Campeche farm has been added to an import alert that allows FDA field personnel to prevent fresh produce from entering the United StatesS.
From the farm to the proof, the problem of causing bacterial contamination has been solved.
An FDA spokesman said it was unclear how papaya was contaminated.
"The investigation is still going on and when there is more information, we will post more information," said Peter Cassell . ".
The CDC says laboratory evidence using genetic testing suggests that some diseases are linked to papaya on the farm.
Maradol papayas's brand of Caribena, Cavi and Valery has been recalled so far, but CDC now advises consumers not to eat, restaurants not to serve, and retailers not
Submitted by Christopher Sherman from Mexico City.