As part of an ongoing investigation into a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections, the FDA has identified additional brands of frozen strawberries that could be contaminated. Five new products have been recalled.

The new findings include frozen strawberry products sold at Walmart, Costco and HEB stores under the Great

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A hepatitis A outbreak traced to frozen, organic strawberries continues, as do public health warnings about the implicated products.

Although the outbreak is progressing slowly, with nine patients across three states now, public health officials are concerned that consumers may continue to face a threat. The Food and Drug Administration

Continue Reading Hepatitis A outbreak traced to organic strawberries spreads; warnings renewed

The Food and Drug Administration has expanded its investigation into an outbreak of infections caused by Salmonella Infantis that has been linked to flour.

As of the most recent update, on March 30, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the outbreak has sickened at least a dozen people

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Federal officials continue to investigate an outbreak of infections from Salmonella Hartford and are expanding their efforts.

The outbreak now has 50 confirmed patients, up from 47 a week ago, according to an update from the Food and Drug Administration. The agency has not released any specific information about the

Continue Reading Inspection, testing launched in the investigation of Salmonella outbreak; FDA continues work on other outbreaks

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I saw your story regarding the “Dirty Dozen” list and would appreciate your consideration of updating your content to include some additional facts and information for your readers so there is a balanced perspective and inclusive of peer reviewed studies, not just claims from Environmental Working Group.


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Public health officials are investigating the connection between certain frozen organic strawberries and a new outbreak of hepatitis A infections.

The Food and Drug Administration reports that the organic strawberries have been distributed nationwide to a variety of retailers, including Costco, Aldi, KeHE, Vital Choice Seafood, and PCC Community Markets

Continue Reading Organic strawberries sold at Costco, Aldi, and other retailers were recalled for a link to a Hepatitis A outbreak