McDonald’s salads have sickened at least 286 people in 15 states with an outbreak of the Cyclospora parasite.
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What is the problem?
July 2018 — Salads from McDonald’s fast-food restaurants have been linked to an outbreak of Cyclospora parasite infections.
How Many People Are Sick?
Since mid-May 2018, the outbreak has infected at least 286 people in 15 states, with 11 people hospitalized due to severe illness, according to a report from the CDC on July 26.
Infections were linked to McDonald’s salads from South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, Florida, and Connecticut.
McDonald’s Stops Selling Salads in 14 States
McDonald’s responded by pulling salads off the menu in over 3,000 restaurants in 14 states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
What is Cyclospora?
The single-celled parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis is found in water and a common cause of traveler’s diarrhea.
People who eat food or drink water that is contaminated can develop an intestinal infection with frequent, explosive, watery bowel movements that persist for months without treatment.
Symptoms of Cyclospora Infection
On average, the symptoms of Cyclospora infection begin 7 days after consuming the parasite. The symptoms may come and go, or persist for months. The symptoms may include the following:
- Watery diarrhea (most common)
- Loss of appetite
- Weight loss
- Stomach cramping or pain
- Increased gas
Other less-common symptoms may include:
- Low-grade fever
- Body aches
- Flu-like symptoms
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