Patties Foods Australia, have issued a recall for all 300g and 500g packs of Creative Gourmet Mixed Berries 1kg bags of Nanna’s Frozen Mixed Berries, after the Victorian Health Department warned of a potential Hepatitis A contamination.
The product is stocked in Australian supermarkets including Coles, Woolworths, IGA and other independent retailers. The berries are packed in China and distributed in Australian company by Patties Foods. At least three people in Victoria, and two in NSW, who have eaten the frozen berries have since been diagnosed with hepatitis A.
Hepatitis A is spread when traces of fecal matter containing the virus come in contact with hands, water or food and then enter a person’s mouth.