Bagged Salad Mixes Recalled Due to Cyclospora Outbreak

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An outbreak of cyclospora infections in the U.S. Midwest appears to be linked to bagged salad mixes.

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 — An outbreak of cyclospora infections in the U.S. Midwest appears to be linked to bagged salad mixes, the U.S. Facilities for Illness Handle and Avoidance mentioned Tuesday.

There have been 122 cases in seven states — Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin — and 19 individuals have been hospitalized. No fatalities have been claimed.

An investigation suggests that bagged salad mixes containing carrots, purple cabbage, and iceberg lettuce sold at ALDI, Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco outlets in the Midwest are a possible source of the outbreak, in accordance to the CDC.

The outlets have recalled the items.

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