Bagged salad possible cause of cyclospora outbreak; illness may last weeks


Editor's note: This article was updated after initial publication to include information from new CDC and FDA releases. Health departments in Iowa and Nebraska today announced that the source of Cyclospora infections in the two states is prepackaged

(CNN) — Prepackaged salad mix has been pinpointed as the source of an outbreak of cyclospora — an intestinal illness tied to a rare type of parasite — that has sickened scores of people in Iowa and Nebraska, health 

Local health officials are searching for the source of a cyclospora outbreak that is infecting over. Kendra Lyn, NBC 5. Local health officials are searching for the source of a cyclospora outbreak that is infecting over 80 in North Texas. Health

Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Sabrina Miller says Wednesday that federal health officials haven't yet identified a food source for the Illinois cases of cyclosporiasis. Iowa and Nebraska have linked some cases in their states to 

Cyclospora is an intestinal illnesses caused by the microscopic parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. It is transmitted when feces enter the food or water supply and are consumed. The disease causes watery and sometimes explosive diarrhea and is treated