A food inspector says most — if not all — the prepackaged salad mix that sickened hundreds of people in
The Iowa Food and Consumer Safety Bureau says that at least 80 percent of the vegetables were grown and processed outside both states' jurisdictions. Officials haven't confirmed the origins of 20 percent and may never know because victims can't always remember what they ate.
Officials have said the salad was infected with a rare parasite that causes a lengthy gastrointestinal illness. Outbreaks have been reported in 15 states including