Kwik Trip Pulls Food After Illnesses Reported in Minnesota
Kwik Trip is voluntarily removing a product from their convenience stores after numerous reports of illnesses in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Two veggie trays are being pulled from the companies stores. The recalled veggie trays are Del Monte Vegetable Tray with broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and dill dip - both the 6 oz. and 12 oz.
The Star Tribune reports: Health department officials in the two states (MN and WI) issued a warning after investigating an increase of infections from Cyclospora
Kwik Trip promises a commitment to providing high quality and safe products at a great value on their website. The mission statement on KwikTrip.com reads:
Food Protection through training, food safety and food science is part of our culture. Our Food Protection professionals are some of the best and brightest in the industry and take their responsibility to protect our 7 million weekly store guests very seriously. In 2006, we built an on-site state-of-the-art Food Protection Laboratory Services building to test and analyze ingredient, food and environmental samples.
According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms of Cyclospora include:
- Frequent, watery diarrhea
- Loss of appetite and weight loss
- Bloating, flatulence and burping
- Nausea and vomiting
- Muscle aches