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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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North Island Employment Foundations Society
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870C 13th Ave
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NIEFS is the major employment agency for Northern Vancouver Island and your one-stop WorkBC Employment Service Centre. As a leader in workforce development we provide services to over 5000 job seekers and 500 companies annually. We have been actively connecting employers with workers since 1986.more info

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North Island Employment Foundations Society
870C 13th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4H2
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101 - 300 St. Anns Rd
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Vancouver Island Vocational and Rehabilitation Services Ltd
#107, 555 4th Street
, Courtenay, BC, V9N 1H3
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