Updated Bagged Salad Cyclospora Outbreak News – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised that their Cyclospora outbreak investigation into bagged salad and associated ingredients is ongoing.
The FDA’s last update was on July 9, 2020.
Updated Bagged Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Numbers
As of July 22, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is reporting 641 cases across 11 states. Bagged salad ingredients of iceberg lettuce, carrots, and red cabbage are of interest in the ongoing investigation.
Total Illnesses: 641 Hospitalizations: 37 Deaths: 0 Illness Onset Date Range: 5/11/2020 – 7/5/2020 States with Cases: GA (1), IA (195), IL (198), KS (5), MN (73), MO (57), NE (55), ND (6), PA (2), SD (13), WI (36)
Per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Cyclospora infects the small intestine (bowel) and usually causes watery diarrhea, with frequent, sometimes explosive, bowel movements. Other common symptoms include loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach cramps/pain, bloating, increased gas, nausea, and fatigue. Vomiting, body aches, headache, fever, and other flu-like symptoms may be noted.
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