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Kroger recalls frozen berries for possible hepatitis A contamination

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By: WHIO.com

CINCINNATI – The Kroger Co. is recalling some frozen berries under the Private Selection label for a possible hepatitis A contamination, according to an FDA alert released Friday.

The berries were manufactured by Townsend Farms under the store brand and were distributed to the family of Kroger stores across the country, including Kroger, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Ralphs and others. The following items are under recall:

  • Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley, 48-ounce best by 070720; UPC: 0001111079120 
  • Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley, 16-ounce best by 061920; UPC: 0001111087808 
  • Private Selection Frozen Blackberries, 16-ounce best by 061920 and 070220; UPC: 0001111087809

Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement

No customer illnesses have been reported.

Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS.

Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease. It can range from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious illness lasting several months. Illness generally occurs within 15 to 50 days of exposure and includes fatigue, abdominal pain, jaundice, abnormal liver tests, dark urine and pale stool, according to the FDA.

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