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More than 200 people from four states have been infected with a parasite called Cyclospora cayetanensis after eating pre-packaged Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip, according to the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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There have been illnesses reported in Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, and Minnesota. So far, the age range for those sickened is 13 to 79 years old.
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Del Monte, a Florida-based company, issued then a voluntary recall for all 6-oz. and 12-oz. trays containing carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, celery and dill dip.
They were recalled on June 15, 2018, for trays with a "Best if used by" date of June 17. However, anyone who purchased these trays before the recall should immediately throw them away and clean and disinfect anything they came into contact with. A recall was issued on 15 June 2018 for trays with a "Best if used by" date of 17 June which were sold at Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond's, Sentry, Potash, Meehan's, Country Market, FoodMax Supermarket, and Peapod stores in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and MI.
The FDA has not yet identified ingredients linked to the outbreak, saying only that each component is under investigation. According to the Food and Drug Administration, symptoms of cyclosporiasis include severe diarrhea, stomach cramps, bloating, nausea, and fatigue. Vomiting, body aches, headache, fever, and other flu-like symptoms may also occur.
A previous major cyclosporiasis outbreak was reported in 2015, when 546 individuals were infected across 31 states.