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View Document Hepatitis A Exposure from Contaminated Pineapple Products

Community Health Notice posted: 07-Sep-2017 2:56 PM PDT

An investigation into hepatitis A virus in fresh pineapple chunks has identified several products that may have been contaminated and pose a risk to consumers. The media was notified on Friday, September 1, 2017 regarding one product (Western Family pineapple chunks in ready-to-go cups). More products have since been identified as potentially contaminated with Hepatitis A. The products implicated were sold at Overwaitea, Save-on-Foods and PriceSmart stores throughout BC, as well as Ferraro Foods in Trail, BC.

Please read the attached message from the Chief Medical Health Officer regarding this product alert.

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Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre

The Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre (CRSAC) provides a safe and supportive environment for substance affected individuals to become sober. The CRSAC also provides links to services for substance-dependent individuals that may have secondary issues including mental and/or physical health challenges. The facility will operate 24 hours a day and offer up to nine sobering beds.

The CRSAC is operated by Vancouver Island Mental Health Society (VIMHS). VIMHS is a registered charitable non-profit organization based in Nanaimo BC. Our goal is to encourage a society that values and supports ALL people, including those experiencing psychiatric, addiction, and cognitive challenges through thoughtful, community-driven leadership.more info

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Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
#6 - 1330 Dogwood Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3A6
Phone: (250) 287-9969
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Community Alcohol and Drug Action Committee (C.A.D.A.C.)

C.A.D.A.C. works with our community to create a healthy social environment and strategic community response to prevent harm associated with alcohol and drug use in Campbell River.
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Community Alcohol and Drug Action Committee , C.A.D.A.C. coordinator is based at The John Howard Society of North Island
#201, 140A 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E3
Phone: (250) 286-0611
Fax: (250) 286-3650
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