Beginning in September 2016, several states, CDC, and the FDA investigated a multistate outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A. Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that frozen strawberries imported from Egypt are the likely source of this outbreak. Although no discovery has been done to date to confirm how the Egyptian strawberries made it to consumers, we
Tropical Smoothie Hepatitis A Outbreak
Unvaccinated Tropical Smoothie Employee Puts Customers at Risk for Hepatitis A
By Bill Marler on
Posted in Food Policy & Regulation
If the Smooties do not get you, the employee will!
Anyone who ate at the Tropical Smoothie Café in Gainesville beween July 28 and Aug. 18 may have been exposed to hepatitis A, according to the Prince William Health Department.
An employee of the restaurant at 8069 Stonewall Shops Square was diagnosed this week with…