Hundreds of People Across the Country Infected by Parasite From Bagged Salad Mix – One Green Planet
The Center for Disease Control is reporting 641 cases of Cyclospora infections across 11 states that are connected to bagged salad mixes.
States include Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Of those infected in the Cyclospora outbreak, 37 were hospitalized and no deaths have been reported.
Cyclospora is an intestinal illness that is caused by a microscopic parasite that affects the small intestine tract. People…