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FDA confirms Listeria in Dole packaged salad

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Federal officials say they have confirmed Listeria monocytogenes in a packaged salad produced at the Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. plant in Springfield, Ohio. Dole recalled all products under multiple brands because state tests linked an ongoing seven-month outbreak to leafy greens from the facility. The Food and Drug Administration completed its analysis of the salad… Continue Reading

Cyclospora Cases Reach 548, Including One in California

As of Monday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been notified of 548 cases of Cyclospora infection from the following 19 states: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (including New York City), Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. The California case… Continue Reading

Cyclospora Case Count Rises to 418

At least 418 people in 16 states are now known to have been sickened with cyclospora infections between mid-June and mid-July, according to updated numbers from state health departments as of the end of the day Thursday. This latest case count marks a 40-case jump from the 378 illnesses reported by the Centers for Disease… Continue Reading

Cyclospora: 378 Sickened from Salad Mix, No Source Named

At least 378 people in 16 states were sickened in a noted uptick in cyclospora infections between early June and early July, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cyclospora has now sickened at least 221 people in Iowa and Nebraska, where the illnesses have been found to… Continue Reading

Bagged Salad Mix Implicated in Cyclospora Outbreak

The Cyclospora outbreak that has sickened at least 373 people in 15 states in June is believed to have been caused by a now-expired, prepackaged salad mix, Iowa’s top food inspector said on Tuesday. “The evidence points to a salad mix containing iceberg and romaine lettuce, as well as carrots and red cabbage as the… Continue Reading