Increased surveillance of imported frozen berries due to Hepatitis A concerns

December 07, 2015 at 8:39 AM

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Director General has issued a statement warning of a potential risk associated with imported frozen berries, following 4 human cases of Hepatitis A thought to be linked to packaged imported frozen berries.

The Ministry has instituted a surveillance programme, including additional testing, focused on imported frozen berries.

Click here for further details, including the Emergency Standard for Imported Frozen Berries.

 



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