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Costco recalls frozen berries due to hepatitis A concerns

Costco follows the Kroger company in recalling frozen berries from Townsend Farms after the FDA found hepatitis A in a product sample. Costco said the recalled product involves its Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend sold in California and Hawaii.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a public safety alert following the recall of additional frozen blackberries from Townsend Farms, with Costco joining Kroger in urging consumers to check their freezers for the products due to concerns about hepatitis A. The expanded warning comes after the FDA found evidence of the highly contagious virus in a product sample.

Costco said the recalled product involved its Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend product with best-by dates between Feb. 16, and May 4. Costco only sold the product in stores in San Diego. Los Angles and Hawaii.

Best-by codes located in the white box on the back of the product bag:

  • FEB1620,(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
  • FEB1820,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
  • FEB2920,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
  • MAR0120,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
  • APR1920,(B),(C), or (D);
  • APR2020(A),(B),(C),(D),(E), or (F);
  • APR2720(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
  • APR2820(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
  • MAY0220(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
  • MAY0420 (H).

 

Source: cbsnews.com

 


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