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A 132-case outbreak linked to basil is part of the nation's 580 lab-confirmed infections so far this year.
The CDC said only one third of the cases were linked to two major outbreaks and that it is exploring if a change in testing practices contributed to more detections.
Some illnesses reflect restaurant clusters linked to contaminated basil, cilantro.
More cases have been reported in 2 outbreaks, one linked to Del Monte veggie trays and the other to McDonald's salads.
In another development, UK health officials warned travelers about an uptick in cases linked to Mexico, particularly the Riviera Maya coast.
Cilantro grown in the Puebla, Mexico, area is suspected as the cause of some cases in a summer outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Texas.
Six more states reported Cyclospora cases in the past week, and health officials are still seeking a common food source.
Texas health officials have received 61 illness reports over the past month and are looking for a common source.
CDC says some of the many Texas cases may be linked to fresh cilantro from Mexico.
Cyclospora cases in Texas — unlike in Iowa and Nebraska — seem not connected to Taylor Farms produce, officials say.
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