imported fresh produce

Certain fresh basil grown in Colombia and distributed by a Minnesota company, United Natural Foods Inc., has tested positive for a microscopic parasite.

The recall covers a variety of sizes of packages of the fresh basil, all of which carries a label with 112 and “Product of Colombia, according to
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Canadian public health officials are investigating an outbreak of “locally acquired” Cyclospora infections. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), there are currently 51 confirmed cases in four provinces, and one person has been hospitalized. Canadian cyclospora-epi-eng Figure 1. Number of people infected with Cyclospora cayetanensis
Continue Reading Canada reports 51 Cyclospora cases in 4 provinces; fresh produce suspected