County health officials in the Houston metro area are investigating several clusters of Cyclospora illnesses associated with several gatherings. The public health departments in Harris and Ford Bend counties have reported a spike in non-travel-related cases of cyclosporiasis, the infection caused by the parasite Cyclospora.
Do you need a Cyclospora Lawyer?
Outbreaks of Cyclospora, a parasite native to tropical climates, are frequently linked to imported produce. Symptoms of an infection include explosive, watery diarrhea, nausea, abdominal cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, weight loss, and fatigue. These symptoms usually appear within one to 14 days of exposure and can last for months in untreated.
Last year, a Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged Caesar salad kits sickened more that 200 people in Florida. And leafy greens were the suspected source in two multistate Cyclospora outbreaks. Previous outbreaks have been linked to basil, cilantro, raspberries, vegetable trays and bagged salad mixes.
Experienced Cyclospora Lawyers
Pritzker Hageman Cyclospora lawyers have represented clients sickened in every major Cyclospora outbreak in the U.S. To request a free consultation about your potential case, please call 1-888-377-8900, text 612-261-0856, or complete the form below.