You Should Know

July 1997 Issue

Do You Know Where Your Produce Comes From?

It's happened again. Tainted produce from foreign shores has found its way into the U.S. This time, it's raspberries from Guatemala. In early June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the latest in a series of outbreaks caused by Cyclospora, a parasite that causes diarrhea, vomiting, fatigue and muscle aches. Most of the outbreaks have one thing in common—the people affected had eaten fresh berries imported from Guatemala. While that doesn't

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