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US: Costco cleared of liability in frozen berry hepatitis case

Fresh Fruit Portal: U.S. retail chain Costco Wholesale and its supplier companies have been cleared of liability for the death of an 89-year-old woman from hepatitis A, which her family blamed on a contaminated berry blend sold by the supermarket. The family’s request for US$18 million was denied reportedly because there wasn’t enough evidence the woman actually ate the berry blend.

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