- Health officials have identified McDonald’s salads as the possible source of a parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people.
- The illness, caused by the cyclospora parasite, can last months. It causes symptoms such as diarrhea and frequent, sometimes explosive bowel movements.
- Illinois officials said one quarter of patients with the parasitic illness had eaten a McDonald’s salad before their symptoms appeared.
Health officials say McDonald’s salads may be the source of a parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened more than…