Popular Whole Foods drink recalled over Hepatits A outbreak in strawberries

A POPULAR Whole Foods drink has been recalled after the FDA linked organic strawberries to a recent Hepatitis A outbreak.

The company Urban Remedy voluntarily took its product off the shelves after the Food and Drug Administration found it has the potential to be infected.

A popular Whole Foods drink has been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration

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A popular Whole Foods drink has been recalled by the Food and Drug AdministrationCredit: Getty The FDA linked a recent Hepatitis A outbreak with organic strawberries that are in the Urban Remedy tea

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The FDA linked a recent Hepatitis A outbreak with organic strawberries that are in the Urban Remedy teaCredit: FDA

The 12-ounce tea – titled Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose – has the potential to be contaminated due to the fresh fruit inside, Thrillist reported.

Urban Remedy said that they contract Youngstown Grape Distributors to “co-manufacture” the drink.

The company said that they possibly used FreshKampo organic strawberries when creating the product.

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These berries are believed to be the source of the outbreak, the FDA and CDC announced after an investigation.

The drink was sold in retail locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

The products were available in these states from May 17 to May 29.

In the statement, the FDA wrote, “Persons who may have purchased the affected product do not consume, if consumed consult your health care provider or local health department to determine if a vaccination is appropriate.

“Consumers with symptoms of Hepatitis A should contact their health providers or the local health department immediately.”

Hep A is a virus that can lead to liver disease.

Symptoms usually show within 15 to 50 days after drinking contaminated substances.

The symptoms of a Hep A infection include fever, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, jaundice, dark urine, or pale stool.

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The FDA and Urban Remedy encourage anyone who purchased the product to return it and collect a refund.

No illnesses have been reported due to consuming any Urban Remedy products at this time.

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