Update: As of Friday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. EST, 150 illnesses and 66 hospitalizations had been reported in the hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen pomegranate seeds distributed in Townsend Farms’ mixed berry product.  At least 150 people have been found ill in the Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen pomegranate seeds included in…

Reflecting on a week of sleepless nights and gut-churning stress, George Bentley said he wished Costco’s recall of frozen berries could have come at a better time. Bentley, from La Puente, Calif., got a call from Costco on the evening of Friday, May 31. The retailer had just announced a recall of Townsend Farms Organic…