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A fruit thought by some to be what Eve used to tempt Adam has been grown in the Middle East for centuries.
July 3, 2013 People usually don't worry about hepatitis A in fruit, but an outbreak caused by Turkish pomegranates has sickened 136 people so far. The illnesses highlight how U.S. reliance on imported fruit and vegetables creates novel health risks. New federal regulations in the works are designed to reduce that risk.
Frozen berries have been implicated in a hepatitis A outbreak.
June 5, 2013 Consumers don't have good tools for getting the hepatitis A out of frozen berries, aside from cooking them. Good hygiene by pickers and processors remains the best protection.
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