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Cyclospora Outbreak Linked to Del Monte Vegetable Trays

A rare outbreak of the severe gastrointestinal illness cyclosporiasis that has sickened at least 78 people in 4 states has been linked to contaminated vegetable trays produced by Del Monte Foods, Inc.
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All 78 people diagnosed with cyclospora food poisoning in this outbreak reported purchasing Del Monte veggie trays from gas stations and supermarkets including Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond's, Sentry, Potash, Meehan's, Country Market, Food Max Supermarket and Peapod.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been the victim of food poisoning, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and our lawyers can help.

Update: Nearly 150 Cyclospora Illnesses Linked to Veggie Trays

U.S. health officials continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of the bacterium cyclospora cayetanensis associated with Del Monte vegetable trays, and the case count is up to at least 144 illnesses. The FDA said it's still working to determine which item in the veggie trays is the source of the outbreak, according to an update issued on Thursday.

What’s the Problem?

The recalled Del Monte vegetable trays were sold in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, according to an FDA Recall Notice issued on Friday. Affected products have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of June 17, 2018 or earlier, FDA said.

Symptoms of Cyclosporiasis

  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue (feeling tired)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Bloating
  • Intestinal gas
  • Stomach cramps
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Muscle aches
  • Low-grade fever

FDA Recommendation

If you purchased a Del Monte vegetable tray affected by the recall, you should either discard it immediately or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Anyone concerned about a cyclospora diagnosis should consult their physician.

Do I Have a Cyclospora Lawsuit?

The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in cyclospora lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.

Again, if you were diagnosed with cyclosporiasis, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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