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CDC reports 119 people from 8 states have Hepatitis A linked to smoothies

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated this outbreak on Friday afternoon to a total of 119 cases of Hepatitis A from eight states. Forty-seven of these individuals have been hospitalized, but no related deaths are being reported. As of Sept. 14, CDC gives the state-by-state breakdown of the 119 total cases… Continue Reading

Potential Hepatitis A Exposure from Smoothies at Western U.S. Restaurants

Townsend Farm berry connection

Update: As news reports of food establishments serving Townsend Farm berries in their smoothies continue to come in, Food Safety News will update this story. Colorado: Patrons of two Colorado food establishments — Groovy Greens in Niwot and Sweet Pea Restaurant in Steamboat Springs — may have been exposed to hepatitis A, according to the Colorado Department… Continue Reading