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US: FDA bans frozen strawberries from Egyptian firm, cites Hep A

Food Safety News: Federal officials have red listed frozen strawberries from an Egyptian grower-shipper because of contamination with Hepatitis A, but they won’t say if the import ban is related to the ongoing outbreak linked to Tropical Smoothie Café locations.

The Food and Drug Administration issued an Import Alert for frozen strawberries from the International Company for Agricultural Production & Processing (ICAPP) on Wednesday, meaning frozen strawberries from the Egyptian firm will be detained at the border and not allowed to be distributed in the U.S.

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