Dozens in MN, ND sick with intestinal illness linked to bagged salads

More than 200 people in the Midwest have been infected with Cyclospora

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA — An outbreak of Cyclospora has hit eight Midwestern states, including both Minnesota and North Dakota. According to the CDC, 25 Minnesotans and six North Dakotans have been infected. “Cyclospora is a parasite that causes a diarrheal illness, and it is transmitted by consuming food or water contaminated with feces that contains the parasite,” says Essentia…

6 People In North Dakota Get Sick From Bagged Salad

The CDC says 206 cases from eight states have been reported

BISMARCK, N.D. — A parasite called cyclospora being found in bagged salad mixes has sickened at least six people in North Dakota. All six ate the Marketside brand salad which is sold at ALDI, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco and Walmart. The bagged salads are being recalled in 12 states including North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Other bagged salads being recalled include…