By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe

The CDC announced that the Cyclospora outbreak linked to Bagged Salads has expanded to 614 cases in 11 states. The case counts include: Georgia (1), Illinois (198), Iowa (195), Kansas (5), Minnesota (73), Missouri (57) Nebraska (55), North Dakota (6), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota (13) and Wisconsin (36). 


According to an FDA announcement, Fresh Express brand and private label brand salad products were recalled on June 27, 2020. The affected products were produced at its Streamwood, IL facility that contain iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and/or carrots due to possible Cyclospora contamination. A full list of the recalled products can be found here.