• FDA tackles prevalence of Cyclospora infections with new action plan

    2 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    The increasing prevalence of a foodborne parasite has spurred the FDA to develop an action plan for dealing with Cyclospora contamination, with a special focus on fresh produce.
    The Food and Drug Administration unveiled the plan yesterday, July 1, referencing the first known contamination in U.S. produce in 2018, as well as an outbreak that year traced to McDonald's salads.
    However, a statement issued with the plan does not mention a recall initiated this past week by Dole involving domestic blueberries found to be contaminated with the parasite. The U.S. blueberries are under recall in...
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