Hepatitis a Illnesses Linked to Frozen Berries in Australia

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This Food Safety Infosheet covers an outbreak of hepatitis A and linked illnesses to consuming Nanna’s frozen berries sold by Patties Foods.

Highlights:

  • Health officials have confirmed 20 illnesses to date.
  • The berries were produced by Patties Foods, which has issued a recall on three products.
  • Officials expect cases to increase as the incubation period of the virus ranges from 15-50 days and those who are infected may not yet be showing symptoms.

Article first appeared on foodsafetyinfosheets.org.