CDC warns of salmonella-contaminated cucumbers

Contaminated cucumbers

The CDC is warning people of cucumbers that are contaminated with salmonella.

So far, he vegetables have caused 73 people in 18 states to become sick.
Most of those who became ill were in western states and 14 people have been hospitalized.

Officials said the cucumbers were imported from Mexico and an alert has already been placed on the two farms involved.

The CDC said all of the potentially tainted products have been removed from the market.