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Restaurant food safety is an oxymoron

RESTAURANT FOOD SAFETY IS AN OXYMORON

Opinion Nearly 300 people got sick after eating at a McDonalds in Brevard, NC, in what authorities believe is a case of norovirus spread...

More Cyclospora Cases Linked to Fresh Express Salads

MORE CYCLOSPORA CASES LINKED TO FRESH EXPRESS SALADS

As of August 16, 2018 , a total of 476 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in people who consumed salads...

 
 
 
More than 400 confirmed sick in Fresh Express, McDonald's salad outbreak

MORE THAN 400 CONFIRMED SICK IN FRESH EXPRESS, MCDONALD'S SALAD OUTBREAK

In the past week, another 41 people were confirmed infected by Cyclospora parasites in an outbreak traced to Fresh Express salad mix...

McDonald's Fresh Express Cyclospora Outbreak Hits 436

MCDONALD'S FRESH EXPRESS CYCLOSPORA OUTBREAK HITS 436

The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate...

 
 
 
A woman is suing McDonald's salad supplier after becoming so severely ill she was 'forced to wear Depends diapers' in parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened at least 395 people

A WOMAN IS SUING MCDONALD'S SALAD SUPPLIER AFTER BECOMING SO SEVERELY ILL SHE WAS 'FORCED TO WEAR DEPENDS DIAPERS' IN PARASITIC ILLNESS OUTBREAK THAT HAS SICKENED AT LEAST 395 PEOPLE

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider A woman is suing McDonald's salad supplier after becoming so severely ill she was "forced to wear Depends...

The company behind the McDonald's parasite outbreak that sickened 395 people has issued another recall, and still can't explain what happened

THE COMPANY BEHIND THE MCDONALD'S PARASITE OUTBREAK THAT SICKENED 395 PEOPLE HAS ISSUED ANOTHER RECALL, AND STILL CAN'T EXPLAIN WHAT HAPPENED

Getty Images Fresh Express has issued another product recall, after its salads were found to be the source of an outbreak of the cyclospora...

 
 
 
Seeking action: Representative presses FDA for answers on cyclospora in salad

SEEKING ACTION: REPRESENTATIVE PRESSES FDA FOR ANSWERS ON CYCLOSPORA IN SALAD

Opinion Editor's note: U.S. Rep Rosa DeLauro sent this letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Friday. Dear Commissioner Gottlieb: I...

Fresh Express Responds to Cyclospora Outbreak

FRESH EXPRESS RESPONDS TO CYCLOSPORA OUTBREAK

Fresh Express Statement about Recall of a Limited Number of Cases of Expired Products Not Marked or Labeled for Retail Sale: At Fresh...

 
 
 
Rosa asks FDA tough questions on Cyclospora

ROSA ASKS FDA TOUGH QUESTIONS ON CYCLOSPORA

FDA weighs in on expanding Cyclospora outbreak linked to Fresh Express

FDA WEIGHS IN ON EXPANDING CYCLOSPORA OUTBREAK LINKED TO FRESH EXPRESS

Although, McDonalds is linked to nearly 300 illnesses, other illnesses may also be linked as recalls expand. NOTE - FDA and Fresh Express...

 
 
 
FDA finds Cyclospora in Fresh Express salad sold at McDonald's restaurants

FDA FINDS CYCLOSPORA IN FRESH EXPRESS SALAD SOLD AT MCDONALD'S RESTAURANTS

Federal officials have confirmed parasites in salad mix that Fresh Express sold to McDonald's and other unnamed companies. Almost 300...

Parasite found in wraps and salads sold at Trader Joe's and Walgreens

PARASITE FOUND IN WRAPS AND SALADS SOLD AT TRADER JOE'S AND WALGREENS

The products, distributed by Indianapolis-based Caito Foods, were found to be contaminated with cyclospora, which causes 'explosive...

 
 
 
Wraps, salads sold at Trader Joe's, other retailers recalled due to possible parasite

WRAPS, SALADS SOLD AT TRADER JOE'S, OTHER RETAILERS RECALLED DUE TO POSSIBLE PARASITE

The parasite in question, cyclospora cayetanenis, can cause stomach cramps, nausea, fatigue, body aches and diarrhea.

Parasite risk in wraps, salads spurs warning; romaine blamed

PARASITE RISK IN WRAPS, SALADS SPURS WARNING; ROMAINE BLAMED

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Publisher's Platforn: 2018 has been an Big, Bad Year for Foodborne Illnesses in the US

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORN: 2018 HAS BEEN AN BIG, BAD YEAR FOR FOODBORNE ILLNESSES IN THE US

First off, yes, 2018 seems to be - and we are just 1/2 way into it - a very Big, Bad year for foodborne illnesses. Second, I am not...

More parasitic infections linked to Del Monte, McDonalds

MORE PARASITIC INFECTIONS LINKED TO DEL MONTE, MCDONALDS

Ultraviolet fluorescence microscopy is one method of examining stool specimens for Cyclospora oocysts. The oocyst wall is auto fluorescent....

 
 
 
Parasites linked to McDonald's likely not part of Del Monte outbreak

PARASITES LINKED TO MCDONALD'S LIKELY NOT PART OF DEL MONTE OUTBREAK

McDonald's officials decided to pull salads from 3,000 of their U.S. restaurants while they work with federal and state investigators...

More confirmed with parasites linked to Del Monte vegetables

MORE CONFIRMED WITH PARASITES LINKED TO DEL MONTE VEGETABLES

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More Cyclospora infections in outbreak linked to Del Monte pre-cut fresh vegetables

MORE CYCLOSPORA INFECTIONS IN OUTBREAK LINKED TO DEL MONTE PRE-CUT FRESH VEGETABLES

New parasitic infections linked to Del Monte brand pre-cut fresh vegetables continue to be reported even though the multi-national...

Midwest convenience store serves up Cyclospora in Del Monte veggie trays

MIDWEST CONVENIENCE STORE SERVES UP CYCLOSPORA IN DEL MONTE VEGGIE TRAYS

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services , the Minnesota Department of Health, and local health departments are investigating an...