Parasite warning for salads, wraps at Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens

Health alert issued for beef, poultry, and pork products over Cyclospora concern

Caito Foods discovered the issue when their lettuce supplier, Fresh Express, sent notification that the chopped romaine used in some of their salads and wraps was being recalled, according to the FSIS.

Here's the list of recalled products. Pre-cut melon from Caito was linked to a salmonella outbreak this past spring. The affected items were distributed nationwide to stores including Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walgreen's.

Think about your lunches recently: Were they salads or wraps from Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walgreens?

The USDA did not respond to a request for comment. A Walgreens spokesperson told TIME that affected products were available only at a "limited number" of stores in IL, and were immediately pulled from store shelves upon learning of the recall.

"Upon learning of the recall, we notified these stores to immediately pull and dispose of any product on store shelves", Mack said. "No Fresh Express products offered for sale at retail grocery stores are recalled".

It is unclear whether the Fresh Express recall is only for business-to-business romaine sales - such as those to other food producers, restaurants and facilities such as hospitals and schools - or if it includes products sold directly to consumers.

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The infection is caused by Cyclospora cayetanesis, an intestinal parasite, according to the FSIS.

The symptoms include diarrhea, stomach cramping, nausea, weight loss, and fatigue.

Salads and wraps sold at major grocery chains may have been contaminated by an infectious parasite, according to a public health alert.

The department said 160 cases of cyclospora infections were also linked to an Independence Day celebration July 3 at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie.

The agency is telling people to be extra cautious with beef pork and poultry salad and wrap products out of Caito Foods LLC, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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