New illnesses reported from Dole salads

Posted at 4:14 AM, Feb 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-26 05:03:18-05

(NBC) - More people getting sick with Listeria linked to Dole packaged salads.

The Centers for Disease Control updated its investigation into a multi-state outbreak linked to Dole packaged salads, saying three more people were sickened from the outbreak.

The new illnesses were reported in Missouri (1) and Ohio (2).

That brings the total to 18 people affected across 9 states since July 5, 2015. All were hospitalized, including one person in Michigan who died.

List of states affected:

  • Michigan
  • New York
  • Missouri
  • Indiana
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey

Check the CDC website for more information.

Courtesy NBC News Channel