The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has reiterated advice to boil imported frozen berries before eating following multiple alerts across Europe for Hepatitis A and norovirus. 

The agency recommends boiling them for one minute prior to consumption, which will destroy viruses if they are present.  

FSAI said there remains an ongoing risk in the

Two distinct Hepatitis A virus strains are causing infections in travelers returning from Morocco, according to researchers.

From January to June 2018, two outbreaks are ongoing affecting people coming back from Morocco and cases in Europe without travel history, resulting in 163 patients in eight European countries.  In the first cluster, 55 cases of Hepatitis…

Just one day after public health officials urged customers of a Hardee’s restaurant in Charlotte, NC, to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A, almost 900 people had received the post-exposure treatment.

Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Gibbie Harris on Tuesday said the Hepatitis A outbreak in the county is growing, announcing that a Hardee’s employee could…

Anyone who was looking for the nationwide rise in Hepatitis A cases to subside by Memorial Day was sorely disappointed.

One of the hottest spots in the country for Hepatitis A  is Kentucky where ten counties are reporting some 692 confirmed cases and six deaths from the highly contagious disease. Each of those ten counties…

State and county officials across the country continue to alert the public about possible exposure to Hepatitis A from foodservice employees who have worked while infected with the virus. Two of the most recent warnings come from Arkansas and Indiana.

The lab-confirmed cases among restaurant employees are among more than 1,200 in a multi-state outbreak…

Public health officials in Utah and Michigan are alerting people to possible exposure to the hepatitis A virus after confirmation of infected foodservice workers.

The illnesses are part of a multi-state outbreak that has sickened about 1,200 people and killed almost 50. Infected people are usually contagious before they develop symptoms. The highly contagious virus…

Update: The back of the Montana brand frozen strawberries packaging states the berries are from Egypt.

Montana brand frozen strawberries are being pulled from Canadian stores because of possible hepatitis A contamination.

This recall was triggered by findings during an investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a…