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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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Family Life - Children / Youth Support

Campbell River Family Network

We are a Network of coalitions working together to strengthen the capacity and commitment of the communities in the Campbell River Region to help our young children. We have joined together to promote family friendly communities – neighbourhood by neighbourhood – throughout the region.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River, BC
Phone: (250) 202-0307
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KidStart Volunteer Mentoring Program

John Howard Society. A mentoring program for vulnerable children and youth ages 6-18, delivered by carefully screened and trained volunteers. There is no charge for this service.more info

Address / Contact Info
The John Howard Society of North Island
Suite 201, 140A-10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E3
Phone: (250) 286-0611

Ministry of Children and Family Development – Youth Services

For families and youth ages 14–19, and youth under the Criminal Justice Act, the Ministry of Children and Family Development must ensure a child-centred, integrated approach that promotes and protects the health development of children and youth while recognizing their lifelong attachment to family. Quality assurance, accountability and openness are fundamental to its success.more info

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Ministry of Children and Family Development
215 - 1180 Ironwood Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 5P7
Phone: (250) 830-6500
Help Line for Children: 310-1234
Fax: (250) 286-7706

Supported Child Development Program

This program supports children from birth to twelve years of age, who have a developmental disability to fully participate in inclusive neighbourhood child care programs.more info

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Campbell River and District Association for Community Living, Dogwood Place - Child and Youth Development Centre
301 Dogwood Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2Y1
Phone: (250) 286-0955
Fax: (250) 287-2676
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