Cilantro Cyclospora Outbreak is Over

The CDC has announced that as of September 14, 2015, the Cyclospora outbreak that was caused by cilantro is over. The final case count is 546 people. Out of those 546 victims, 319 had illness onset dates after May 1, 2015. These 319 people were spread out over 23 states, including Arkansas with 3 cases,… Read more »

Mexican Cilantro Source of Outbreak

The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported that 205 people have contracted Cyclosporiasis after eating cilantro contaminated with the bacterium Cyclospora. Nine Texas counties have been affected by the contaminated cilantro. Travis County has reported the most cases with 77, followed by 17 cases in Dallas County, 9 cases in Collin County, 9… Read more »