This Healthy Food Item Could Make You Sick
A Del Monte vegetable tray sold at Iowa Kwik Trip and Kwik Star locations is being recalled after over 200 confirmed cases of an intestinal infection in people from Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
Six, 12, and 28-ounce trays in clear packaging with fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots and dill dip have been recalled.
The trays being recalled have a "best if used by" date of June 17.
Cyclosporiasis is an infection in the intestines caused by the cyclospora parasite. Symptoms of cyclospora are diarrhea and frequent, sometimes explosive bowel movements, according to the CDC. People infected may also experience loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach cramps or pain, nausea, gas and fatigue. Vomiting, headache, fever, body aches and flu-like symptoms can also occur.
Seven of the 212 people who got ill from the vegetable tray have been hospitalized since May.