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Hepatitis A from Food Handler at McDonalds

April 13, 2018 by

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Health Department Investigating Hepatitis A Case in a Food Handler FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Thacker PIO 859-626-4259 April 12, 2018. Richmond/Berea, KY. The Madison County Health Department is investigating a single case of hepatitis A in a food handler who worked while infectious at McDonalds restaurant on Glades Road in Berea, KY on March […]

Multistate outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries

October 31, 2016 by

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Several states, CDC, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A. Information available at this time does not indicate an ongoing risk of acquiring hepatitis A virus infection at Tropical Smoothie Café’s, as the contaminated food product has been removed as of August 8. […]

Hep A sickens 89 people in 7 states at Tropical Smoothie Cafe: CDC

September 8, 2016 by

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Several states, CDC, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A. Information available at this time does not indicate an ongoing risk of acquiring hepatitis A virus infection at Tropical Smoothie Café’s, as the contaminated food product has been removed as of August 8. Symptoms […]

93 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Hawaii

August 3, 2016 by

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The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is investigating a cluster of hepatitis A infections on Oahu. HDOH staff are conducting interviews with the cases in an effort to identify the source of infection. Identifying the source of infection continues to be a challenge because of the long incubation period of the disease and the difficulty […]

Colorado restaurant to remain closed for weeks following hepatitis A incident, bad inspection

July 13, 2014 by

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by Doug Powell A Fort Collins, Colorado restaurant has chosen to remain closed for at least six weeks to address numerous food safety issues highlighted in a poor inspection coupled with a food handler being diagnosed with hepatitis A. According to The Coloradoan, owners Louann DeCoursey and Mike Piotraschke are curiously using the window of […]

Hepatitis A incident leads Colorado restaurant to make vaccinations for staff mandatory

June 28, 2014 by

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by Ben Chapman Ft. Collins Colarodo is home of New Belgium beer, Colorado State University, and a restaurant that has been stung by having a food handler test positive with Hepatitis A. According to thedenverchannel.com, Tortilla Marissa’s North of the Border Cafe is closed until public health folks give them the okay to reopen. A […]

Red Robin worker may have exposed 5,000 to Hep A

May 22, 2014 by

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department (Missouri) is alerting the public about a potential local health threat and outlining plans in place for people affected. Up to 5,000 people may have been exposed. The department has been notified of an individual recently diagnosed with Hepatitis A who had been working at a local restaurant while possibly […]