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FDA Sampling Frozen Berries for Harmful Viruses

Posted on May 31, 2019

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Some people use frozen berries without first cooking them, increasing their risk of exposure to harmful viruses. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported three hepatitis A virus outbreaks and one norovirus outbreak linked to frozen berries in the United States from 1997 to 2016. The FDA began sampling frozen berries for each hazard as […]

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