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2014-03-25 08:29:46

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the New York Viral Hepatitis Summit presented by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) on Thursday, March 20 at Harlem Hospital Center in New York City, medical experts, public health officials, and community health advocates discussed the latest medical research, diagnosis and treatment options, and community health implications of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), emphasizing the disproportionate impact of HCV on the...

FDA To Detain Pomegranate Seed Imports Linked To Hepatitis A Outbreak
2013-06-30 07:27:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will be detaining some international pomegranate seed shipments because the product could contain the Hepatitis A virus. The pomegranate seeds in question originate from Goknur Gida Maddeleri Ithalat Ihracat Tic [Goknur Foodstuffs Import Export Trading] of Turkey, and it is believed that they played a role in the ongoing multi-state outbreak of Hepatitis A illnesses...

2013-06-18 23:01:01

A Washington state resident who alleges he fell ill with hepatitis A after eating a Townsend Farms frozen berry and pomagranate seed mix is the latest to file a lawsuit against the company. SEATTLE, WA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 SEATTLE, WA–A Washington state resident filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Townsend Farms of Fairview, Oregon, claiming he fell ill with a hepatitis A infection after eating the company´s frozen berry and pomegranate seed blend. The complaint was filed in...

2013-06-17 23:05:01

A lawsuit filed in Yolo County, California alleges the plaintiff was hospitalized in intensive care due to a hepatitis A infection he contracted from Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 A California man filed a lawsuit Friday against Oregon-based Townsend Farms. The lawsuit was filed in Yolo County Superior Court (Case No. YOSU CVPO 130001067) on behalf of Diego Durrell, who alleges he fell ill with a hepatitis A infection and was hospitalized...

2013-06-14 23:02:50

Law firm offers service for consumers who may have been exposed to Hepatitis A. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Bellovin & Karnas, P.C. in Arizona is currently investigating the Hepatitis A outbreak and collecting consumer information from people who may have been infected with disease by ingesting “Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend” frozen berry and pomegranate mix. David Karnas has been involved with previous nationwide foodbourne illness cases and is now reaching...

2013-06-10 23:02:18

Phoenix Attorney Jonathan O´Steen of the law firm of O´Steen & Harrison is urging all those who may have eaten Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry and pomegranate seed mix to consult with their physician immediately. The frozen berry product, sold at Costco stores in at least seven western states, is potentially associated with a number of hepatitis A infections. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Phoenix Attorney Jonathan O´Steen of the law firm...

Vaccines Protecting Children From Hepatitis A Outbreak
2013-06-09 07:34:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online While the number of people being affected by an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow, children have been largely spared, and routine vaccinations against the disease are being credited for that phenomenon. According to Elizabeth Weise of USA Today, of the 79 people who have contracted the potentially fatal liver disease, only one of them has been a child. Health officials were initially concerned that those...

2013-06-07 23:02:52

Phoenix-area woman's attorneys allege she fell ill with hepatitis A after eating Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry and pomegranate seed mix PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 A woman who alleges she fell ill with a hepatitis A infection and was hospitalized after eating Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry and pomegranate seed mix filed a lawsuit against Oregon-based Townsend Farms Thursday in U.S. District Court in Arizona (Case No. 2:13-cv-01146-MEA)....


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2011-01-24 12:50:52

Hepatitis A, caused by hepatitis A virus, is an acute infectious disease of the liver that is transmitted person to person by ingestion of contaminated food or water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Millions of people are believed to become infected with HAV every year. The incubation period is two to six weeks and on average is 28 days. In less developed countries the HAV is usually contracted in early childhood. Clean water helps to decrease contraction of HAV. In 90%...

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