LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Kwik Trip is voluntarily removing Del Monte vegetable trays from its stores after several reported illnesses.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Minnesota Department of Health, and local health departments are investigating an increase of Cyclospora infections.
11 people in Wisconsin and three in Minnesota have reported buying a vegetable tray from a Wisconsin or Minnesota Kwik Trip location prior to their illness.
The Del Monte vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip contained broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip.
They may be available at other retail outlets as well.
Health officials say you should not eat the following products:
- Del Monte Vegetable Tray (containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip) 6 oz.
- Del Monte Vegetable Tray (containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip) 12 oz.
Kwik Trip voluntarily removed the product from their stores Friday.
Symptoms of Cyclospora infection include:
- Frequent watery diarrhea
- Loss of appetite and weight
- Cramping, bloating, and/or increased gas
- Nausea (vomiting is less common)
- Low-grade fever
If you have any of these symptoms, your're encouraged to contact your health care provider.
It may take a week after eating the product for symptoms to begin. If you think you may be infected, you should contact your local health department as well.
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