MADISON (WKOW) -- The recent Salmonella outbreak connected to cantaloupe made its way to Wisconsin.
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) says at least two people in Wisconsin got sick from eating the contaminated melon.
The cantaloupe came from southwestern Indiana. Health officials in Indiana and Kentucky are investigating the source of the Salmonella.
At least two people have died and 141 others have gotten sick nationwide during the outbreak.
DATCP says you can continue to buy and eat cantaloupes not originating from southwestern Indiana, but you should still take precautions and follow sanitation guidelines for safely handling melons as follows:
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