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James Farms Frozen Raspberries Recalled

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Exportadora Copramar is recalling 1260 cases of James Farm frozen raspberries citing potential to be contaminated with Hepatitis A, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

The recall involves James Farm branded frozen raspberries identified by UPC Code: 76069501010 and Lot Code - 22-165. They are packaged in 2/5 lb. bags per foodservice 10 lb James Farm branded cartons. "Best if used by " date is June 14, 2024 .

The product is exclusively sold through Restaurant Depot/Jetro locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.

The agency's testing indicated the presence of Hepatitis A in the recalled product.

Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease that results from exposure to the Hepatitis A virus, including from food. It can range from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious illness lasting several months.

The symptoms include fatigue, abdominal pain, jaundice, abnormal liver tests, dark urine and pale stool. Hepatitis A vaccination can prevent illness if given within two weeks of exposure to a contaminated food.

Hepatitis A infection can progress to liver failure in rare cases.

However, there have been no illnesses or adverse reaction reports related to this product to date .

The company has removed all inventories of the effected lot from Restaurant Depot/Jetro locations.

Consumers are urged to discard the affected product or return them to point of sale / place of purchase for a full refund.

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