• INFOSAN reports frozen strawberries, pomegranate caused Hep A outbreaks in 2Q

    4 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Two outbreaks of Hepatitis A virus infections associated with packed frozen strawberries and frozen pomegranate arils occurred during the second quarter of this year, according to international food safety statistics.
    The International Food Safety Authorities Network , which is managed by the Food and Agriculture Organization and World Health Organization , detailed the Hepatitis A outbreaks in its quarterly report. The group of national authorities said the outbreaks involved countries across three regions.
    “The current outbreaks serve as a reminder of the ongoing risk of spreading HAV...
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