How Did a Hepatitis A Virus Get Into Organic Berries? | Food Safety News

Longish but a must read – “Oregon” berries were not really from Oregon farm. – The latest count from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is 99 people infected in eight states: Arizona, California Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Washington. Of these, 38 have been hospitalized.

According to the CDC, Hepatitis A “usually occurs when an infected food handler prepares food without appropriate hand hygiene.” However, the source of this particular strain is still unclear, except that it probably did not originate in the United States.

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