Profile image
By Marler Blog (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

California Counties Warn of Hepatitis A Risk Linked to Egyptian Strawberries

Thursday, November 3, 2016 18:33
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.
Frozen Strawberries

Frozen Strawberries

On October 31, a voluntary product recall was issued by the International Company for Agricultural Production and Processing (ICAPP) for certain lots of frozen strawberries due to potential Hepatitis A contamination – primarily in Virginia.

Shasta County’s Public Health Department announced that Bella Vista Elementary School and Vittles restaurant may have used products that contain frozen strawberries under recall for suspect Hepatitis A contamination.

  • Bella Vista Elementary officials said the used the strawberries in smoothies they served on October 25
  • Vittles restaurant said the strawberry syrup and toppings may contain strawberry parts, from the same vendor, that was on tables and available from October 20 – 25.

Kern County Public Health has released another list of locations impacted by the voluntary recall of frozen strawberries:

  • Black Bear Diner – Bakersfield and Arvin
  • Church of Jesus Christ LDS – Bakersfield
  • Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli – Bakersfield
  • Super King – Delano and McFarland
  • Greenfield Union School District – Served in a breakfast smoothie on August 18, 2016, September 22, 2016, and October 25-27, 2016
  • Brookdale Riverwalk Skilled Nursing Facility – Served in infused water
  • Glenwood Migrant Head Start and Las Mariposas in Delano – Served yogurt smoothies on October 17, 2016

IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN IMMUNIZED, vaccinations are required within two weeks of exposure at the latest to avoid illness.

Symptoms of Hepatitis A exposure are: fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain and dark urine.

Republished with permission from Bill Marler and Marler Clark. Copyright (c) Marler Clark LLP, PS. All rights reserved.


We encourage you to Share our Reports, Analyses, Breaking News and Videos. Simply Click your Favorite Social Media Button and Share.

Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories



Top Global

Top Alternative



Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.