Tag archive for ‘hepatitis A’
By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen strawberries tops 120 cases

Federal and state health officials investigating the multistate hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries are now reporting 123 total cases through Friday. Public domain image/Yuyudevil via Wikimedia Commons The More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 27th, 2014

Hepatitis A confirmed in Fort Collins restaurant employee, health officials warn patrons

A case of hepatitis A was confirmed in a food handler at Tortilla Marissa’s North of the Border Café at 2635 S. College Avenue in Fort Collins, CO., according to the Larimer County Health Department today. More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Hepatitis A warning for patrons of Jerusalem hotel

Health officials in Israel are issuing a warning for patrons of the Eyal Hotel in downtown Jerusalem after an employee was diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to a Yeshiva World report today. The employee was More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Springfield Red Robin employee tests positive for hepatitis A, thousands at risk of exposure

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is alerting the public about a potential local health threat and outlining plans in place for people affected. Hepatitis AImage/CDC Health officials have been notified More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Indianapolis: Teavana customers warned of possible hepatitis A exposure

Health officials in Marion County said yesterday that patrons to an Indianapolis establishment may be at risk of exposure to hepatitis A. Anyone who visited and drank tea prepared at the Teavana store, 8702 Keystone More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Europe: Hepatitis A outbreak tops 1,300 cases

The hepatitis A outbreak in Europe, initially reported as associated with travel to Italy, has grown to 1,315 cases since the beginning of 2013, according to a recent European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) update. European More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Patrons of Nyack restaurant warned of possible hepatitis A exposure

The viral infections, hepatitis A,  has been confirmed in a food handler at the La Fontana restaurant in Nyack, NY prompting health officials to issue a warning to patrons and fellow employees of a possible exposure More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 11th, 2014

NC health officials warn Charlotte Papa John’s customers of possible hepatitis A exposure

​The Mecklenburg County Health Department (MCHD) is warning patrons of a Papa John’s Pizza restaurant in Charlotte, NC of a possible exposure to heaptitis A, health officials state in a press release yesterday. Papa More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 16th, 2014

New Zealand warns of hepatitis A potential with apples and peaches

The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) issued a warning earlier concerning a hepatitis A risk associated with certain fresh fruit sold in recent weeks. They say that a worker  in a Hawke’s Bay More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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San Francisco: Public health notice issued due to hepatitis A infected Comstock Saloon employee

The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) issued a public health warning Tuesday after a food handler at a North Beach establishment was diagnosed with the viral infection, hepatitis A. Health officials More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Pocatello prison inmate test positive for hepatitis A, visitation suspended

The Idaho Department of Correction has suspended visiting for 90 inmates assigned to Unit 2 at Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center after an inmate who was incarcerated there tested positive for active Hepatitis More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Hundreds of North Dakota Catholics at risk of hepatitis A, Bishop John Folda diagnosed with virus

North Dakota health officials have said that hundreds of parishioners at Catholic churches in Fargo, Grand Forks and Jamestown may be at risk for hepatitis A after receiving communion at any of five area churches. Anyone More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Hepatitis A outbreak linked to pomegranate seeds from Turkey climbs to 162

The multistate hepatitis A outbreak linked to  ‘Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend’, which contained pomegranate seeds from a company in Turkey, has increased to 162 cases as of Sept. 20, according to More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Customers of the New Hawaii Sea Restaurant In The Bronx advised on hepatitis A risk

The New York City Health Department is advising patrons of a popular Bronx Chinese restaurant during the past two weeks to receive hepatitis A vaccine as soon as possible after the viral infection was reported More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 9th, 2013

Ireland health officials advise public to boil all imported frozen berries due to hepatitis A outbreak

In a follow up to a story in July, The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) yesterday reiterated its advice to consumers to boil all imported frozen berries for at least one minute prior to consumption as it More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Customers of NYC Westside Market are warned of hepatitis A risk

The New York City Health Department is advising patrons of the Westside Market located at 2589 Broadway between 97th and 98th street, on the Upper West Side, of a possible hepatitis A risk after a food handler More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Utah: Ancestor Square Pizza Factory employee tests positive for hepatitis A, health officials advise customers

A food handler at a Washington County, Utah restaurant has tested positive for hepatitis A and local health officials are trying to locate patrons of the restaurant that may have been exposed. Pizza cooking Image/Video More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 14th, 2013
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Ireland hepatitis A strain identical to one found in Italy outbreak: ECDC

The ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection that has affected travelers to Italy from Germany, the Netherlands and Poland, as well as local residents in Italy, may now be affecting Ireland, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 5th, 2013

Multistate hepatitis A outbreak climbs to 140 confirmed cases

The latest update to the hepatitis A outbreak in several western US states was issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on July 5. Hepatitis A outbreak mapImage/CDC According to the federal More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Scenic Fruit Company recalls Pomegranate Kernels due to hepatitis A risk

Scenic Fruit Company of Gresham, Oregon announced Wednesday it is voluntarily recalling 5,091 cases (61,092 eight ounce bags) of Woodstock Frozen Organic Pomegranate Kernels. Based on an ongoing epidemiological More...

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