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Parasite Tied to Poop-Infected Cilantro Hits 26 States

384 Americans have had cyclosporiasis this year: CDC, FDA

(Newser) - The number of Americans this year affected by a nasty stomach bug tied to poop-contaminated cilantro has reached 384 across 26 states, including Texas, Wisconsin, and Georgia, authorities say, per CNN . The CDC and FDA say the outbreak of cyclosporiasis—appearing in the US for a fourth summer in a... More »

Salad May Not Be Only Culprit in Diarrhea Outbreak

The 'epidemiology looks a bit different' says one official

(Newser) - The cyclospora outbreak, believe to be linked to prepackaged salad in Iowa and Nebraska, just got a little ickier: Experts say that salad may not be the sole source of the stomach bug, which causes "sometimes explosive diarrhea"and has now sickened a confirmed 397 people across 16 states... More »

Hundreds Sick After Eating ... Salad?

Cyclospora outbreak in Iowa and Nebraska traced back to prepackaged salad mix

(Newser) - Hundreds of people in Iowa and Nebraska are suffering from a stomach bug , and health officials think they've found the culprit: lettuce. A prepackaged salad mix has been linked to an outbreak of cyclospora, hitting at least 145 in Iowa and 78 in Nebraska, reports the AP . The salad... More »

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