Italy records 352 cases of hepatitis A in first five months of 2013, up 70% year-over-year; frozen mixed berries seen as potential cause

LOS ANGELES , July 9, 2013 () – Italy has recorded 352 cases of hepatitis A in the first five months of 2013, up 70% year-over-year, Food Quality News reported July 8.

The potential cause of infection are frozen mixed berries, including blackberries, raspberries and blueberries, according to an analysis of case reviews.

The primary source of this article is Food Quality News, Montpellier, France, on July 8, 2013.

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