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In 1996, more than 1,000 people were sickened by cyclospora parasites, catching health officials off guard and prompting them to step up food testing to try to trace the source of the outbreak.
The number of cyclospora infections reported in Wisconsin, believed to be tied to vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip stores, has risen more than tenfold in less than two weeks.
The microscopic cyclospora parasite, when ingested, can cause cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness, according to the FDA.
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