The The FDA An investigation is currently underway into a possible link between fresh organic strawberries and hepatitis A outbreak.
CNN reports that the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Canadian Public Health Agency, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and state and local partners say the strawberries were sold under the FreshCampo and HEB brands and sold between March 5 and April 25.
Strawberries were distributed nationwide at Aldi, Walmart, Sprout Farmers Market, HEB, Weis Markets, WinCo Foods, Trader Joe’s, Kroger and Safeway.
“Strawberries should be discarded if you are unsure about which brand you bought your strawberries from or where you bought them before you froze them,” the FDA warns.
The FDA recommends that if you are not sure what type of strawberry you buy and when you throw away the fruit. Consult a healthcare professional if you have eaten strawberries in the last two weeks with the expiration date mentioned and have not been vaccinated against hepatitis A.
Adults are more likely to have symptoms than children. Symptoms include yellow skin or eyes, loss of appetite, upset stomach, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever, dark urine or light-colored stools, diarrhea, joint pain, and feeling tired.
Symptoms may not appear for up to two weeks after use and may last up to two months or six months.