Del Monte Recall Due to Parasites in Veggies
With "explosive" bowel movements being a main symptom, you might want to pay attention. So far 227 people have been infected by an intestinal parasite after eating vegetable trays from Del Monte that included broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and dill dip, according to the CDC.
So far, there are no outbreaks in Colorado. There are confirmed cases in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Michigan.
From the CDC website:
As of July 12, 2018 (1pm EDT), a total of 227 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in people who consumed pre-packaged Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip from 4 states. A list of the states and the number of cases reported from each state can be found on the Case Count Maps page.
Recalled products were distributed to the following stores: Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond’s, Sentry, Potash, Meehan’s, Country Market, FoodMax Supermarket, and Peapod.
Recalled products have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of June 17, 2018.
The recalled 6 oz. Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable tray has a UPC code of 7 1752472715 2 found on the package label.
The recalled 12 oz. Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable tray has a UPC code of 7 1752472518 9 found on the package label.
The recalled 28 oz. Del Monte Fresh Produce small vegetable tray has a UPC code of 7 1752478604 3 found on the package label.