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Del Monte vegetable trays recalled over parasite infections


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Time to check your fridge for another recalled food product.

The Food and Drug Administration says vegetable trays from Del Monte Fresh could contain Cyclospora cayetanensis, a parasite that’s known for causing an infection known as cyclosporiasis, which causes everything from vomiting and flu-like symptoms to severe cases of diarrhea and “explosive bowel movements”, as well as loss of appetite, stomach pain, and fatigue.

If not treated the illness could last a month or longer. So far 78 cases of the infection have been reported. The trays were sold to select retailers in Indiana, Michigan, and several other midwestern states.

Click here for a list of recalled products. If you have one throw it away and call Del Monte Fresh at 800-659-6500.

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