Canadian health authorities report that the strawberries were imported, but no additional details.  The FDA says the strawberries were branded FreshKampo and HEB, but again give no indication were the strawberries were grown.

Total United States Illnesses: 17 – Canada 10

United States Hospitalizations: 12 – Canada 4

Illness onset dates range from March 28

Total United States Illnesses: 17 – Canada 10
United States Hospitalizations: 12 – Canada 4
Illness onset dates range from March 28 – April 30, 2022.
States with Cases: California (15), Minnesota (1), North Dakota (1) – Provinces with Cases: Alberta (4) and Saskatchewan (6)
Product Distribution: United State and Canada

The FDA, along with

Since the outbreaks were first identified in 2016, 37 states have publicly reported the following as of April 15, 2022

  • Cases: 44,209
  • Hospitalizations: 27,018 (61%)
  • Deaths: 420
  • 37 States

Get vaccinated – also, please, food service workers, get vaccinated too.

The hepatitis A virus (HAV) causes an acute, self-limiting infection of the liver that is

The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today the temporary closure of Gino’s Ristorante & Pizzeria in West Norriton in relation to a Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) outbreak in the county. The restaurant will be closed until further notice while the investigation continues.

At this time, 11 total cases are under investigation, with

My guess is that Famous Anthony’s wishes it would have vaccinated its employees against hepatitis A instead.

Roanoke Times reports that owners of Famous Anthony’s filed bankruptcy Monday at two of their Roanoke locations after a hepatitis A outbreak originating from one of their employees killed four people and hospitalized more than 35 and sickened

  • Inspection Date: 12-30-2021
  • Comments: Foodborne illness complaint. Inspection conducted upon receiving possible foodborne illness complaint. Discussed with person-in-charge on proper handwashing, glove use when handling ready-to-eat foods, exclusion of ill employees, and prevention of contamination during food storage and handling. At time of inspection the following was observed. All hot and cold holding units were

Not naming the restaurant and the dates of exposure deny Pennsylvania residents vital information in order to know if they were exposed and to have time to receive a potentially life-saving vaccination.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Montgomery County Public Health Department announced on January 5th that they are investigating and outbreak of

Last night the Camden County New Jersey Health Department reported that it had been notified by a health care provider that a food handler employed at a Starbucks at 1490 Blackwood Clementon Road in Gloucester Township tested positive for hepatitis A and worked through the infectious period. On Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Department of Health