Painting with a thin brush: salmonella and papayas

Publication date: July 25, 2017

Maradol papayas are getting a lot of attention in the past few days, and not the good kind.   The Packer’s coverage of the food borne illness outbreak linked to Caribeña brand maradol papayas distributed by Grande Produce of San Juan, Texas is grabbing plenty of clicks.   Earlier coverage is found here and here.     Looking at Google Trends (pictured), it […]

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Salmonella linked to Caribeña brand Maradol papayas from Mexico

Publication date: July 24, 2017

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections was linked to a single brand of Maradol papayas from Mexico, but other varieties and brands have not been implicated, according to a leading importer of the tropical fruit. On July 21, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention issued an advisory not to eat yellow Maradol papayas due to […]

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