More than 0 people in several Midwest states have been sickened by a parasite in food coming from plastic vegetable trays sold under the Del Monte brand.
The trays, which contain fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots in addition to dill dip, were sold at Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond’s, Sentry, Potash, Meehan’s, Country Market, FoodMax in addition to Peapod according to the Centers for Disease Control in addition to Prevention (CDC) in addition to the Food in addition to Drug Administration (FDA). The recalled products, which affected people in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota in addition to Wisconsin as of Thursday, have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of June 17, 2018.
In a statement, the CDC said seven people had been hospitalized after eating the vegetables, which were sold in 6-, 12- in addition to 28-ounce packages. They have been recalled.
Those affected have been diagnosed with cyclosporiasis, an intestinal infection caused by the cyclospora parasite.
According to the CDC, symptoms of cyclospora include diarrhea, with frequent, sometimes explosive, bowel movements. additional common symptoms include loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach cramps/pain, bloating, increased gas, nausea, in addition to fatigue. Vomiting, body aches, headache, fever, in addition to additional flu-like symptoms may also occur.
The recommended treatment is usually through antibiotics, the CDC says. People who have diarrhea should also rest in addition to drink plenty of fluids.
The earliest reported symptoms in This specific outbreak began on May 14 in addition to those who are ill range in age coming from 13 to 79 years old.
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