Attorney Bill Marler commended Costco today for proactively reaching out to the warehouse chain’s customers who purchased “Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend” frozen berry and pomegranate mix and offering to pay for hepatitis A vaccinations for those who consumed the product.

“A little effort goes a long way in these circumstances,” said Marler.  “I look forward to working with Costco to ensure all victims of the Townsend Farms hepatitis A outbreak—whether they received a shot to prevent infection or fell ill with a full-blown hepatitis A infection—are fully compensated.”

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