FOOD SAFETY UPDATE: Del Monte Vegetable Trays Pose Potential Health Risk of Cyclospora
June 11, 2018
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Minnesota Department of Health and local health departments are investigating an increase of Cyclospora infections that may be linked to Del Monte vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip locations in these states. Additional retail locations may be affected, more details on distribution are pending.
What we know:
11 ill people in Wisconsin and three in Minnesota have reported purchasing a vegetable tray from a Kwik Trip location
Kwik Trip sold Del Monte vegetable trays at those locations that contained broccoli cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip
These products may have been sold at other retail locations
More details on distribution are still pending
Consumers are advised to not eat the following products:
Del Monte Vegetable Tray (containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip) 6 oz.
Del Monte Vegetable Tray (containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip) 12 oz.
Click here to review the Wisconsin DHS press release.
For more information on Cyclospora click here to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) page.
Markon is closely following this investigation and will continue to update members when more information becomes available.
Food Safety Program Manager
©2018 Markon Cooperative, Inc. All rights reserved.