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Recall on Montana brand frozen strawberries updated



A warning to avoid various strawberry products that may have been contaminated with the hepatitis A virus, has been updated to include additional product and distribution information.

Phoenicia Group is recalling 1-kg packs of Montana brand frozen strawberries sold in Quebec and Ontario with UPC 6222000401487.

The department says cases of illness associated with consumption of the products have been reported.

Infection with the hepatitis A virus usually manifests as fever, general malaise, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and abdominal dioscomfort.

The infection can also cause jaundice, dark urine and pale stools. Symptoms can appear up to 50 days after eating contaminated food.

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