• Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A

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    NEW YORK - Grocery stores owned by Kroger across the country are recalling store-label frozen berries because they might be contaminated with hepatitis A.

    There have been no reported illnesses.

    The stores include Kroger, Ralphs, Fry's, Fred Meyer and other chains . The recalled fruit are branded "Private Selection" and include "Frozen Triple Berry Medley" in the 16-oz. and 48-oz. sizes and "Frozen Blackberries" in a 16-oz package.


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    Kroger announced Friday that it has removed the berries from store shelves, and that customers who have them at home should not eat them.

    Hepatitis A, a contagious liver disease, may cause fatigue, stomach pain and jaundice. It can last a few weeks or several months and can cause liver failure in rare cases.

    The Food and Drug Administration discovered the contamination.

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