L.A. County Holds Clinics on Hepatitis A Linked to Costco Berries

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is holding clinics over the weekend for consumers who may have been exposed to hepatitis through frozen berries sold at Costco.

At least 30 cases of hepatitis A nationwide may be linked to Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend frozen berries, including seven confirmed illnesses in California by people who consumed the berries. One of those was in Los Angeles County, two in San Bernardino County and one each in Riverside, San Diego and Humboldt counties, health department officials said.

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At least 30 cases of hepatitis A may be linked to Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend frozen berries.

Another possible case in Los Angeles County is under investigation.

Costco has removed the product from stores.

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