Following Monday’s recall by North Bay Produce, Inc. for several apple varieties because of Listeria contamination, Wawona Frozen Foods has recalled packages of frozen raspberries and berry mixes with raspberries because they may be contaminated with Hepatitis A.

The recall affects frozen raspberries and frozen berry mixes with raspberries sold at both Aldi and Raley’s Family of Fine store chains. The affected raspberries were imported from Chile.

The recalled Aldi’s berries include frozen Season’s Choice Raspberries sold in 12-ounce bags with a best by date of June 10, 2021, August 1, 2021, and August 23, 20201. The raspberries were labeled as a Product of Chile and have a UPC code of 0 41498 12419 9 0.

The recall also affects Aldi’s frozen Season’s Choice Berry Medley containing raspberries sold in 16-ounce bags with a best by date of July 17, 2021, and July 22, 2021. The berry mix was labeled as a Product of USA, Chile, and has a UPC Code of 0 41498 31344 9.

Also affected by the recall are Raley’s frozen Fresh Frozen Red Raspberries sold in 12-ounce bags with a best by date of June 5, 2021, and a lot code of 20156A04, and a best buy date of August 1, 2021, and a lot code of 20213A06. The berries are labeled as a Product of Chile and have a UPC code of 46567 00754.

Labels of the recalled berries can be viewed here. No other retail packages of frozen raspberry products were included in the company's recall.

Consumers that have purchased the contaminated berries should not consume them. They should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. Questions about the recall can be directed to Wawona Frozen Foods at 1-866-913-0667 with more information available at www.wawona.com.

The Hepatitis A contamination was discovered during government testing. The company has not received any reports of illness associated with the recall. Individuals that display symptoms of Hepatitis A should contact their healthcare provider.

Hepatitis A can cause mild illnesses that last a few weeks to several months. In rare instances, it can progress to liver failure. Symptoms of Hepatitis A include fever, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, jaundice, dark urine, or pale stool.

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