Illinois & Iowa Cyclosporiasis Warning [US]

US FlagUS/Springfield: Logo - Illinois Department of Public Health ("IDPH")The Illinois Department of Public Health (“IDPH”) reports that it has received confirmation of approximately 90 cases of Cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic Cyclospora parasite, all serious health hazards. The Iowa Department of Health has noted a similar increase in cases.

IDPH: http://ht.ly/vlkw30kWjrO

Direct link: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/news/idph-investigating-increase-foodborne-illnesses

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the initial investigation indicated a link to consumption of McDonald’s Salads produced at certain McDonald’s restaurants.

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