UPDATED: CDC links Texas cyclospora to Mexican cilantro

10/23/2013 05:23:00 PM
Coral Beach

No deaths were linked to the outbreaks, but 45 people were admitted to hospitals. Texas had the most illnesses of any state with 278 reported.

The CDC reported epidemiologic and traceback investigations at three restaurants and one grocery store in Texas showed multiple, unrelated people became ill. The common denominator was fresh cilantro traced to Puebla, Mexico, CDC reported.

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florida  |  November, 04, 2013 at 03:41 PM

Why would you buy from Mexico when there is plenty of American product available from Calif.,Ohio, New Jersey,and New York to name a few American growing locations? The buyer was only concerned about price and is not protecting American consumers. Who are the lawyers going to sue? The importers only have phones for assets and Mexicans cannot be sued, who is going to pay for the more than 600 victims health bills? (maybe Obama care!)If a American is found to have "adultered" the product he is thrown in jail and bankrupt!Wake up buyers buy American.

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