As of October 24, 2023, 41 jurisdictions, including 40 states and New York City, have reported a total of 2,272 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis. 

These individuals had not traveled outside of the United States during the 14 days before they got sick. This is an increase of 315 cases since the last update on

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The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), formerly the United Fresh and Produce Marketing Association, has distributed a report on Cyclospora cayetanensis in produce.

This report is released and published by the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF).  The USDA empowers this committee, and it is not otherwise associated

No specific food items have been identified as the source of most of these illnesses. State and local public health officials are interviewing people with cyclosporiasis to find out what foods they ate before getting sick.

As of July 11, 2023, a total of 581 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in people who had not traveled

This is an update on the number of cyclosporiasis illnesses acquired in the United States with onset on or after April 1, 2023. Cases continue to be reported.









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No specific food items have been identified as the source of

The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District is investigating reports of Cyclospora infection in Northwest Georgia.

In the U.S., people can get sick with cyclosporiasis by eating fresh produce that was grown outside the U.S. and contaminated with Cyclospora.  Cyclosporiasis causes an illness that can result in prolonged gastrointestinal (gut) distress, including

Latest Information

            •          The number of reported cases of domestically acquired cyclosporiasis illnesses has increased by 323 cases since the last update on June 30, 2022. Cases continue to be reported.

            •          As of July 26, 2022, 384 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in people who had no history of international travel during the 14-day period before illness onset

At a Glance

            •          Illnesses: 61

            •          Hospitalizations: 6

            •          Deaths: 0

            •          States reporting cases: 13

Cyclosporiasis illnesses are reported year-round in the United States. However, during the spring and summer months there is often an increase in cyclosporiasis acquired in the United States (i.e., “domestically acquired”). The exact timing and duration of these seasonal increases in domestically

The CDC, public health, and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to bagged salad mix purchased at ALDI, Giant Eagle, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco, ShopRite, and Walmart stores in 14 states, and produced at Fresh Express’s Streamwood, Illinois production facility.

According to

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is alerting consumers to avoid eating Ocean Mist Farms brand Romaine Hearts (Coeurs de laitue Romaine) with coding “22RHDM2L” and a harvest date of “MAR 10,” grown in Coachella, CA. The MDA Laboratory found Cyclospora in the product during routine surveillance sampling. Customers who purchased the product should discard

In June 2021 a limited number of cases of Dole Fresh blueberries were recalled last week due to a possible parasite contamination, but so far no illnesses have been reported in connection with the products.

On Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Dole Diversified North America, Inc. had voluntarily