Health alert issued for salads, wraps from Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens due to parasite concern

Health alert issued for salads, wraps from Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens due to parasite concern

Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern

Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern

( CNN) Consumers have been cautioned by federal health officials not to purchase over two dozen salad and wrap products available in major grocery chains due to concerns about possible parasite contamination.

On Monday, a public health alertissued by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service advised certain beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products might be contaminated with cyclospora. The products were sold by grocery stores including Kroger, Trader Joe’s and Walgreens.
Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern
The cyclospora parasite causes intestinal illness as a result of eating contaminated food or water. Symptoms can begin a week or more after consuming the parasite. They can include diarrhea and frequent, sometimes explosive bowel movements, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Those who are infected might also experience loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach cramps or pain, nausea, gas and tirednes. Vomiting, headache, fever, body aches and flu-like symptoms can also occur.

Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern
Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern
Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern
Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern
Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern

Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern

Health Alert Issued For Salads, Wraps From Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens Due To Parasite Concern

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