Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Whole Cantaloupes from Jensen Farms, Colorado
Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes, by state*
*n=55 for whom information was reported as of 5pm EDT on September 20, 2011
As of 5pm EDT on September 20, 2011, a total of 55 persons infected with the 4 outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 14 states. All illnesses started on or after August 4, 2011. The number of infected persons identified in each state is as follows: California (1), Colorado (14), Illinois (1), Indiana (1), Maryland (1), Montana (1), Nebraska (4), New Mexico (10), Oklahoma (8), Texas (9), Virginia (1), West Virginia (1), Wisconsin (2), and Wyoming (1).