Cascade International Foods, Inc, of Hillsboro, OR, is recalling over 35,000 pounds of Fresh Organic Freezer Strawberries because of potential hepatitis A contamination.

There is currently an ongoing investigation into a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections, the FDA has identified additional brands of frozen strawberries that could be

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The national hepatitis A outbreak has not yet burned out. Since 2016, 35 states have reported 38,476 hepatitis A cases. Through April 2, 2021, 61 percent or 23,373 of the stricken have required hospitalization, and 365 have died.

The Division of Viral Hepatitis at the federal Centers for Disease Control

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Since April 15, Public Health for Seattle and King County, WA, has learned of three people from three separate meal parties becoming ill with jaundice, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and fatigue after consuming food from the Señor Moose restaurant between Feb. 24 and 26.

There is no indication that
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Michigan is not most at risk for hepatitis A, but the state has begun warning residents about the widespread outbreak it and surrounding states are experiencing.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) says it is “encouraging residents to be aware of the associated risk factors, the importance
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