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Costco and Walmart, among the affected stores


The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert following an investigation into a large quantity of strawberries from Mexico, specifically Baja California, which could be contaminated with Hepatitis A.

What packages are being recalled?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert following an investigation into a large quantity of strawberries from Mexico, specifically Baja California, which could be contaminated with Hepatitis A.

What supermarkets sell the recalled frozen strawberries?

Mixed fruit, sliced strawberries and high-value antioxidant fruit mixes were sold in Walmart shops in AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV and WY.

Rader Farms Organic Fresh Start Smoothie Blend was sold in Costco shops in CO, TX, CA and AZ. Rader Farms Organic Berry Trio was sold in HEB shops in TX.

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Wawona Frozen Foods distributed recalled packages of Organic DayBreak Blend to Costco Wholesale shops in Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah and Washington.

The FDA requested that shops that purchased strawberries from these shops no longer consume the strawberries and that these products should be discarded.

Symptoms of Hepatitis A

The disease usually occurs within 15 to 50 days after eating or drinking contaminated food or water. Symptoms of hepatitis A virus infection include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, jaundice, dark urine and pale stools.

In some cases, particularly in children under six years of age, hepatitis A infection may be asymptomatic.

Published: 2023-06-15 09:59:16

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