FDA issues recall of Kroger brand frozen berries over possible Hepatitis A contamination

Updated: Jun. 8, 2019 at 6:44 PM EDT
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(KSLA) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall of Kroger brand frozen blackberries on Friday, June 7 for possible Hepatitis A virus contamination.

The FDA has advised consumers to not eat and throw away frozen fruits from Kroger packaged under the store’s “Private Selection” brand.

Here is a list of the recalled products:

  • Private Selection Frozen Berry Medley, 48 oz (BEST BY: 07-07-20; UPC: 0001111079120)
  • Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley, 16 oz (BEST BY: 06-19-20; UPC: 0001111087808)
  • Private Selection Frozen Blackberries, 16 oz (BEST BY: 06-19-20, 07-02-20; UPC: 0001111087809)

According to a statement released by the FDA, there are no reported cases of Hepatitis A linked to the consumption of the berries at this time.

The Center Disease Control says some symptoms of Hepatitis A are fatigue, low appetite, stomach pain, nausea and jaundice.

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