CDC and FDA updated the investigation of Cyclospora in bagged salads

As of July 22, 2020, a total of 641 people with laboratory-confirmed Cyclospora infections associated and who reported eating bagged salad mix before getting sick have been reported from 11 states: Georgia (1), Illinois (198), Iowa (195), Kansas (5), Minnesota (73), Missouri (57) Nebraska (55), North Dakota (6), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota (13) and Wisconsin (36). The ill person from Georgia purchased and ate a bagged salad product while traveling in Missouri. 37 people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. The infection is linked to salad products that were made by Fresh Express containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots. The products were produced by Fresh Express for retail store brands sold at ALDI, Giant Eagle, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco, ShopRite, and Walmart. @

Cyclosporiasis Outbreak Investigations — United States, 2020

CDC and federal, state, and local public health partners are investigating an increase in reported cases of Cyclospora infection (cyclosporiasis). Reports of cases tend to increase during summer months in the United States.

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