The mango recall that has sparked several salmonella related illnesses in the US and Canada over the past few weeks has officially sickened 105 people in the U.S., the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) confirmed today.
The CDC has been updating consumers every few days with more information on official product recalls, illnesses, hospitalizations and more. As of August 30, 2012 105 illnesses have been reported in 16 states in the U.S. as a result of contaminated mangoes. Of those illnesses, 25 patients were hospitalized as a result of the salmonella poisoning.
The complete breakdown of illnesses by state is:
California (80), Delaware (1), Hawaii (3), Idaho (1), Illinois (1), Louisiana (1), Maine (1), Michigan (1), Montana (1), Nebraska (1), New Jersey (1), New York (3), Oregon (1), Texas (2), Washington (6), and Wisconsin (1).
No deaths have been reported.
Daniella brand mangoes were recalled in Canada last week after 22 illnesses were reported. You can see a complete breakdown of all the recalls, illnesses, product codes and retailers in both the US and Canada here.
You can also see the list of reported illnesses in the US broken down by state in the map below (courtesy of the CDC):