Patties Foods have extended the recall of frozen berry products.The affected products are:
- Nanna’s brand Mixed Frozen Berries – 1kg plastic bags all ‘best before’ dates up to and including 22 November 2016
- Creative Gourmet Creative Gourmet Mixed Berries, 300g, frozen in plastic bag, all batches up to and including 'Best Before' 10 December 2017
- Creative Gourmet Mixed Berries, 500g, frozen in plastic bag, all batches to and including 'Best Before' 6 October 2017
- Nanna’s brand Raspberries, frozen, in 1kg plastic bag, all 'best before' dates up to and including 15 September 2016
State and Federal food safety and health agencies are working together as part of the national response to the hepatitis A health scare and recent food safety incident in Australia.Up to 18 cases across Australia have been reported to be linked with consuming frozen berries imported from China. Hepatitis A virus infection can take between 15 to 50 days to develop following exposure to the virus. The recalled berry products should not be consumed.
Further information is available from the State health / food authorities or from http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ohp-hep-A-fact-sheet-consumers-frozen-berry.htm