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US: Maryland confirms papayas contaminated with Salmonella

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Food Safety News: The Maryland Department of Health is warning consumers to not eat Caribeña’s brand yellow Maradol papayas because they could be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. The health department’s Laboratories Administration tested five yellow Maradol papayas, collected from a Baltimore retail location, as part of the ongoing Salmonella investigation. Three of the five yellow papayas tested were confirmed to be contaminated with Salmonella.