Frozen fruit leaves dozens with Hepatitis A

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fruitFAIRVIEW, OR – At least 87 people across five states are now regretting making homemade smoothies.

Bags of Townsend Farms frozen fruit mostly used for smoothies have led to a Hepatitis A outbreak that`s left 87 people infected and nearly 40 people hospitalized. The outbreak has been traced to the pomegranate seeds in the mix that were grown in Turkey.

Although no one has died, Hepatitis A can be pretty serious. The disease attacks the liver and can cause permanent damage.

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