Health officials are warning shoppers to stay away from some cantaloupe sold at certain stores after 18 more illnesses linked to the fruit were reported amid an ongoing salmonella outbreak.

After 18 new illnesses linked to cantaloupe were reported in an ongoing salmonella outbreak, health officials have warned shoppers to avoid certain cantaloupes sold in certain stores.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration are warning consumers not to eat the cantaloupes. And the list of retailers that sold them has increased.

According to the CDC, at least two deaths and 117 illnesses, as well as 61 hospitalizations, have been linked to this fruit in 34 states. Since Nov. 24, 18 illnesses have been reported.

The CDC informed consumers on Thursday that pre-cut cantaloupes sold by major grocery stores such as Kroger, Trader Joe’s, and Sprouts Farmers Market are now included in the recall.

Avoid buying cantaloupes that are pre-cut at Aldi and other supermarkets such as Kwik Trip Freshness Guaranteed RaceTrac Vinyard Bix Produce.

The CDC still advises to avoid whole cantaloupes of the brands Malichita and Rudy. They also warn not to eat cantaloupes that are pre-cut, whole or if you don’t know if they came from these brands.

The 117 illnesses reported in relation to melon occurred in 34 different states, and 61 people were hospitalized. The illness has caused two deaths.

The CDC advises people to wash any items that have touched the recalled fruits.

In most cases, Salmonella can cause diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps. Symptoms may appear anywhere between six hours and six days after the bacteria has been consumed.

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