CDC believes some Texas Cyclospora cases associated with raw cilantro

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Some cases in Texas of a parasite that sickened hundreds across 25 states may be linked to cilantro, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported.

As of the latest figures, 643 people in the U.S. have been sickened by […]

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RFID sanitation monitoring meets demands of digitized world – Food Quality and Safety

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Investigation of an outbreak of cyclosporiasis in the United States – U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

So far, 321 cases of Cyclospora infection have been […]

Officials investigate Cyclospora outbreak

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More than 275 people have been sickened in Cyclospora outbreak that spans several states.

Officials still are trying to pin down the source of the infection, although fresh produce is suspected as it has been linked to previous infections. The majority of the […]