Frozen Strawberries Recalled over potential Hep A Contamination

Frozen Strawberries Recalled over potential Hep A Contamination

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised that Willamette Valley Fruit Co. of Salem, Oregon is voluntarily recalling select packages of frozen strawberries and a frozen fruit blend containing strawberries. The affected strawberries were grown in Mexico and are potentially carrying Hepatitis A.

Recalled strawberries were sold at several retailers including Walmart, Costco, and HEB – in numerous states.

The recall also includes Great Value Sliced Strawberries and Great Value Mixed Fruit, which are both sold as 64-ounce packages at Walmart stores in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming from January 24, 2023, to June 8, 2023.

The FDA has indicated that consumers much check the lot number and the best by dates to determine if they have a recalled product. The FDA’s website has an up to date list of the specific products that are potentially contaminated. Both the number and best by dates can be found printed on the packaging.

According to the FDA o illnesses have been reported yet in connection to the recalled products.

Any questions can be directed to the producer by calling 800-518-9865, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST.

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