Hepitisis A found in Western Family brand pineapple product

By Brittney Matejka
September 2, 2017 - 12:08pm

EDMONTON, AB. - Hepatitis A has been found in a sample of Western Family brand fresh pineapple chunks sold in ready-to-go cups announced Alberta Health Services on September 2.

The cups were produced on August 12 and distributed to 58 Save-On-Foods, Overwaitea Foods and PriceSmart Foods stores in Alberta and British Columbia. In Alberta specifically, the contaminated product was only sold at Save-On-Foods.

The cups have a best before date of August 19. There have been no illnesses reported and the risk of infection is considered to be low by Alberta Health Services.

Anyone who believes they may have eaten the pineapple product should call Health Link by dialing 811.


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