A shipment of cantaloupe tainted with salmonella was discovered to have poisoned more than 150 people around the United States, FDA officials said on August 17, 2012. The melons, which were grown in Illinois, have caused two deaths; 150 people have been treated for food poisoning. The majority of cases were in Kentucky, Illinois, and Indiana, but cases have been reported in 20 states. McCready, Garcia & Leet represents people who sustain personal injuries or are killed by food poisoning. To speak to a Chicago personal injury lawyer about your case, please contact us at (773) 779-9885.