CDC Reports 212 Confirmed Cases of Cyclospora in Midwest

July 06, 2018 11:38 AM

The video above aired on June 15.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 212 cases of a cyclospora outbreak have been confirmed in the Midwest linked to Del Monte Fresh Produce.

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The recall on vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip and other location on June 15 has impacted consumers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

RELATED: Health Department says Cyclospora Infections in Minnesota Increasing, Identify New Source

The CDC said those who were exposed to Cyclospora would have fallen ill between May 15 and June 11. So far, the age range for those sickened is 13 to 79 years old.

Officials say the Del Monte vegetable trays included broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and dill dip.

Health officials say it can take up to a week to develop symptoms, which can include diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea, cramping, bloating, increased gas, fatigue and low-grade fever.

RELATED: Kwik Trip Pulls Veggie Trays after Illnesses Found in Minnesota, Wisconsin

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