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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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Education / Employment / Development - Literacy

Adult Literacy Outreach Program

A mobile literacy program designed to reach out to youth and adults struggling with literacy issues.more info

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Campbell River Literacy Now
Campbell River, BC, V9H 1T5
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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Adult Literacy Program

Servicing Campbell River and surrounding area, the Campbell River Literacy Association uses both one to one and small group training models, supported by trained volunteer tutors, to assist approximately 125 learners yearly. Individualized learning plans focus on one of three key objectives: the enhancement of personal literacy skills leading to continued education, the improvement in the learner's functional literacy to support success in the workplace or workplace training, and language acquisition services for lower level ESL learners.more info

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Campbell River Literacy Association: “Literacy for All”, Robron Centre
A121A - 740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 6J7
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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Back Packs for Literacy

Backpacks that are loaned to parents of young children through child learning centres.more info

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Campbell River Literacy Now
Campbell River, BC, V9H 1T5
Phone: (250) 923-6821
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Campbell River Literacy Association: “Literacy for All”

We are a registered non-profit society, whose mandate is to foster and promote literacy, and the importance of literacy in individual lives as well as society as a whole. Our goal is to reach all individuals within the Campbell River area who have low literacy skills and wish to improve them.
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Robron Centre
A121A - 740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7Y9
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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Computer Literacy Program

Basic computer training for people with little to no computer experience. This program provides access to computers and to most commonly used software programs.more info

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Campbell River Literacy Association: “Literacy for All”, Robron Centre
A121A - 740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 6J7
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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