On October 31, a voluntary product recall was issued by the International Company for Agricultural Production and Processing (ICAPP) for certain lots of frozen strawberries due to potential Hepatitis A contamination – primarily in Virginia.
Shasta County’s Public Health Department announced that Bella Vista Elementary School and Vittles restaurant may have used products that contain frozen strawberries under recall for suspect Hepatitis A contamination.
- Bella Vista Elementary officials said the used the strawberries in smoothies they served on October 25
- Vittles restaurant said the strawberry syrup and toppings may contain strawberry parts, from the same vendor, that was on tables and available from October 20 – 25.
Kern County Public Health has released another list of locations impacted by the voluntary recall of frozen strawberries:
- Black Bear Diner – Bakersfield and Arvin
- Church of Jesus Christ LDS – Bakersfield
- Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli – Bakersfield
- Super King – Delano and McFarland
- Greenfield Union School District – Served in a breakfast smoothie on August 18, 2016, September 22, 2016, and October 25-27, 2016
- Brookdale Riverwalk Skilled Nursing Facility – Served in infused water
- Glenwood Migrant Head Start and Las Mariposas in Delano – Served yogurt smoothies on October 17, 2016
IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN IMMUNIZED, vaccinations are required within two weeks of exposure at the latest to avoid illness.
Symptoms of Hepatitis A exposure are: fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain and dark urine.
And, it’s a 166 pages long list of retailers: