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Creative Gourmet Frozen Berry Recall Amid Hepatitis A Scare

There’s been a voluntary recall of the Creative Gourmet Frozen Berry 300g pack due to a potential hepatitis A contamination.

Entyce Food Ingredients Pty Ltd raised a precautionary recall of the berries today. The packs have been available for sale at IGA, Foodworks, Foodland, SPAR, Supabarn and other independent retailers via Metcash distribution nationally.

Victoria’s Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr Brett Sutton, released a health alert to warn that the frozen berries could possibly be linked to an outbreak of Hepatitis A infection.

“As of 2 June 2017, Australian health authorities have identified four cases of hepatitis A infection that were acquired in Australia in 2017 and involve the affected strain of hepatitis A virus,” the alert said.

“One of these cases is an individual who resides in Victoria.”

Anyone who has consumed Creative Gourmet frozen mixed berries 300g packs with a best-before date of 15 January 2021 could be at risk.

THE PRODUCT:  Creative Gourmet Frozen Mixed Berries 300g
THE RECALL:  The recall is due to potential Hepatitis A virus contamination.
THE RISK: Food products contaminated with Hepatitis A virus may cause illness if consumed.
WHAT TO DO:  Any consumers concerned about their health should seek independent medical advice and are advised to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information please contact: 

Entyce Food Ingredients Pty Ltd on1800532001 or via their website
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