Jul 26, 2019
Basil on pasta salad

Multistate outbreak tied to basil part of Cyclospora surge

A 132-case outbreak linked to basil is part of the nation's 580 lab-confirmed infections so far this year.

Oct 05, 2018
veggie platter

CDC details summer spike in Cyclospora cases

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.

Sep 19, 2018
Cilantro and basil

US officials probe Cyclospora spike, tainted US produce

Some illnesses reflect restaurant clusters linked to contaminated basil, cilantro.

Jul 13, 2018
McDonald's salad

Cyclospora outbreaks grow in Midwest, Texas

More cases have been reported in 2 outbreaks, one linked to Del Monte veggie trays and the other to McDonald's salads.

Aug 12, 2016
Cyclospora oocyst

Cyclospora cases reported in Texas, Canada

In another development, UK health officials warned travelers about an uptick in cases linked to Mexico, particularly the Riviera Maya coast.

Aug 29, 2014

Texas Cyclospora outbreak over; Mexican cilantro suspected

Cilantro grown in the Puebla, Mexico, area is suspected as the cause of some cases in a summer outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Texas.

Jul 29, 2014
Fresh produce

Multistate Cyclospora spike tops 200 cases

Six more states reported Cyclospora cases in the past week, and health officials are still seeking a common food source.

Jul 22, 2014

Texas officials probe spike in Cyclospora cases

Texas health officials have received 61 illness reports over the past month and are looking for a common source.

Oct 23, 2013
Salsa with cilantro

Texas Cyclospora outbreak probe points to Mexican cilantro

CDC says some of the many Texas cases may be linked to fresh cilantro from Mexico.

Aug 27, 2013
Salad Bar

CDC: Texas Cyclospora cases not linked to Mexican firm

Cyclospora cases in Texas — unlike in Iowa and Nebraska — seem not connected to Taylor Farms produce, officials say.


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