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Additional products added to the Hepatitis A warning

The ongoing investigation into hepatitis A virus in pineapple chunks has been expanded to include additional products.
Additional products now include fresh peeled and cored pineapple, fruit salad, citrus salad.

The products, implicated in connection with the investigation, were sold at Overwaitea, Save-on-Foods and PriceSmart stores throughout BC.

The fruit cups had a best before date of August 19th.
The BC Centre for Disease Control says there is a vaccine that’s effective in preventing hepatitis A infection, if the product was eaten within the last 14 days.
Anyone who consumed the products should get a dose of the vaccine.
The products include:
Fresh pineapple chunks 227g and 425g
Fresh peeled & cored pineapple 16oz
Fresh fruit salad 198g, 227g and 425g
Fresh citrus salad 226g
The products were Western Family brand, or unbranded, and all had a best before date of August 19, 2017.

Information is also available under Product Alerts on the Save-On-Foods website: https://www.saveonfoods.com/product-alerts/

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