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Frozen berry products sold at Food 4 Less, Foods Co. recalled due to possible Hepatitis A contamination

Posted: 12:56 PM, Jun 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-12 18:02:12-04
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Frozen berry products sold at Food 4 Less and Foods Co. have been recalled due to possible Hepatitis A contamination.

According to Kern County Public Health Services, Kroger Company has issued a voluntary recall of certain frozen berry products manufactured by Townsend Farms due to concerns over potential Hepatitis A contamination. Those berry products were used by Kroger's "Private Selection" brand.

Kroger Company operates Food 4 Less and Foods Co. Kern County Environmental Health has been notified that product may have been distributed to stores in Kern County.

The recalled products include:

  • PRIVATE SELECTION FROZEN TRIPLE BERRY MEDLEY, 48 OZ (BEST BY: 07-07-20; UPC: 0001111079120);
  • PRIVATE SELECTION FROZEN TRIPLE BERRY MEDLEY, 16 OZ (BEST BY: 06-19-20; UPC: 0001111087808);
  • PRIVATE SELECTION FROZEN BLACKBERRIES, 16 OZ (BEST BY: 06-19-20, 07-02-20; UPC: 0001111087809)

Environmental Health is currently verifying that products are no longer being sold. So far, no local illnesses associated with the recall have been reported.

The FDA is advising consumers not to eat and to throw away certain frozen blackberry products purchased from Kroger and other retail locations packaged under Kroger’s “Private Selection” brand.

The recalled berry products were used in the Kirkland Three Berry Blend , which were sold in Costco stores located in San Diego and Los Angles, California and Hawaii. Kirkland Three Berry Blend products have also been recalled.