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Fresh-cut pineapple cups in Canada infected with hepatitis A

Staff Writer |
Consumers in Alberta, British Columbia who bought ready-to-go pineapple cups from the Western Family brand recently are being advised by Alberta Health Services to check the date of production after the hepatitis A virus was found in a sample produced August 12.

The fruit cups may have been sold starting August 12 with a best-before date of August 19.

AHS said the cups were distributed to 58 Save-On-Foods, Overwaitea Foods and PriceSmart Foods stores in Alberta and B.C.

In Alberta, the product was sold at 14 Save-On-Foods in the Edmonton area — including stores in Spruce Grove, Sherwood Park and St. Albert. They were also sold at a Save-On-Foods in Lethbridge, one in Calgary, three stores in Fort McMurray and one in Grande Prairie.

Consumers who have the product are advised to throw it out.

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