838 people sick from cucumber salmonella outbreak

ATLANTA, Ga. – The CDC reports a salmonella outbreak linked to imported cucumbers has sickened 838 people in 38 states.

165 of those ill have been hospitalized and four have died.

The CDC says the number of people sickened could continue to rise.

The CDC, FDA, and state health officials are continuing to investigate this outbreak, which was first announced on September 14th.

Two separate recalls of cucumbers imported from Mexico were issued in September.

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