2020 Fresh Express Cyclospora Outbreak

On June 22, 2020, the FDA and CDC and several local health officials, announced a multi-state investigation of a Cyclospora outbreak connected to bagged “garden salads”, sold at ALDI, Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco grocery stores.

122 people with laboratory-confirmed Cyclospora infections and who reported eating bagged salad mix before getting sick

As of August 16, 2018 (3pm EDT), a total of 476 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in people who consumed salads from McDonald’s restaurants; the cases were reported by 15 states. Note, the Connecticut, Tennessee, and Virginia case-patients purchased salads while traveling in Illinois; the Florida case-patient purchased a salad while traveling in

As of September 5, 2018, 250 people were infected with Cyclospora reported from 4 states. A list of the states and the number of cases in each can be found in the Case Count Maps page.

Illnesses started on dates ranging from May 14, 2018 to June 20, 2018. Ill people ranged in age from

Cases will likely be in all of these states soon: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.  Salads contaminated with Cyclospora were sold at other stores (Walmart).  All salads appear to have been manufactured by one processor (Fresh Express)

122 people with laboratory-confirmed Cyclospora infections and

The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to bagged salad mix purchased at ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco stores in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, and Nebraska. As of June 19, 2020, a total of 76

ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco grocery stores likely did not make the “Cyclospora Salad.”  It is most likely that one processor co-packed the “Triple-Washed and Ready to Enjoy” salads for the store brand packaged salads sold at these retailers

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora

Consumers advised not to eat ALDI or Hy-Vee Store Brand Garden Salads
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is working with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and public health agencies in other states to investigate an outbreak of Cyclospora 

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to bagged salad mix purchased at ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco stores in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, and Nebraska. As of June 19, 2020, a total of 76 people

NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling its NOW Real Food® Raw Macadamia Nuts – Product Code 7119, Lot#3141055 – because this lot has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with

Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 42,922 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The raw ground beef items were produced on June 1, 2020. The following products are subject to recall: