"Our immediate thoughts and concern are for those consumers who have become ill due to the outbreak."
Fresh Express on a voluntary recall due to a cyclospora outbreak impacting several Midwest states, leading to the hospitalization of nearly two dozen people.
- The CDC believes a cyclospora outbreak is linked to pre-package lettuce made by Fresh Express.
- More than 200 people are sick across 8 states in the Midwest.
- Cyclospora is a parasite than can cause a series of symptoms – include flu-like symptoms.
- Why It Matters: Overall awareness. Fresh Express makes a series of salad mixes under other names, leading to a domino effect of recalls. Cyclospora parasite causes symptoms similar to those described by the virus that causes COVID-19.
Here’s a list of recalled items via USA Today
Latest information from CDC
Common questions on cyclospora infections: CLICK HERE