Salmonella Outbreak Due to Cucumber Contamination

A total of 30 states and two deaths nationwide have been tied to the salmonella outbreak.
2:01 | 09/11/15

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that nationwide salmonella outbreak. People in at least 30 states have been sickened by contaminated cucumbers, two deaths are linked to the outbreak and ABC's Dr. Richard Besser is sheer. Thanks for being here, rich. This is really serious. This is large. This is really big, 30 state, two people died. More than 300 sick but even bigger than that. For every case that's reported there's as many as 29 that weren't so there may have been as many as 10,000 people sickened and the reason is where our food comes from. 50% of our fruit, 20% of our vegetables are imported and they tend to come from the same place at T David Wright, ABC news, New York. Thanks to David for that. We restored the balance in the Hsu owe robachhome. We call our shfls the shuebachs. In some ways he's answering something his wife wrote before saying the dirty secret for a lot of high-powered women and a lot of careers they have a lead dad at home. Well, I think and I think that that's more Normal. Re amond more women -- get used to it. They will be leading out in the career world and, guy, they need to know going in. The biggest thing is having these discussions way early on, what are your goals? What's going to fill you up? What's going to allow you to be so you can be the parent you're going to beoff. That led to the detectives going out, the fda identifying that it was cucumbers in Mexico, the recall going on, incredible operation, very difficult because if you ask somebody what did you have last week? No one remembers cucumbers. They're always in something else. You know, if it was a taco or fried chicken, no problem. Cucumbers are really hard to figure out. I'm glad they got to the bottom of it. Really important. I know people have a lot of questions and Dr. Besser will take yours on Twitter throughout the morning. Tweet him at @drrichardbesser. Is that your handle That's it. Lara. Thank you, doctor, thank you, robin.

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