Signs This Fruit at Walmart, Trader Joe's or Other Stores, You Need to Read Warning
If you bought one variety at a number of grocery stores around the country, the pack could be linked to a Hepatitis A epidemic under investigation by the US Food and Drug Administration.
FreshKampo and H-E-B brand organic strawberries sold at Kroger, Walmart, Trader Joe's, ALDI, Safeway, H-E-B, Sprouts Farmers Market, Weis Markets, and WinCo Foods between March 5 and April 25, 2022.
In a May 28 update, the FDA stated that these could be associated to 12 hospitalizations and 17 overall illnesses.
Between March 28 and April 30, the majority of the infections occurred in California, with one in Minnesota and one in North Dakota. They were eventually traced back to the strawberries, according to the study.
If you don't know what brand of strawberries you bought, when you bought them, or where you bought them before freezing them, toss them out.
In a statement on its website, H-E-B claims that no illnesses have been reported to the store and that it has neither received or sold any of the recalled strawberries since April 16.
Anyone infected with the virus usually develops symptoms 15 to 50 days after consuming it. Fatigue, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, jaundice, dark urine, and pale stool are some of the symptoms.
Infections can heal on their own in one to two weeks, but they can also become chronic in rare cases. It can cause liver failure or even death in this instance, especially in those with pre-existing health issues.
This isn't the only huge incidence of food being possibly harmful to effect grocery consumers from coast to coast. More of this peanut butter has been pulled from shelves at Costco, Walmart, and other stores.
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