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Ontario, Canada Berry Dessert 1999

A mixed, berry dessert that was served at a banquet was implicated in an outbreak of Cyclosporiasis. The implicated dessert included fresh Guatemalan blackberries, frozen Chilean raspberries, and fresh US strawberries.

  • Outbreak began:
  • Unknown 1999
  • Affected Country:
  • International
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Not Applicable
  • Organism(s):
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Fruit, Blackberries, Raspberries, Strawberries
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Banquet Hall
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 104
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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