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Food sold at Gippsland supermarket may be ‘contaminated with hepatitis A’

June 14, 2016
Food Safety

FoodworksThe Victorian Health Department issued a health alert on Friday afternoon in relation to fruit, vegetables, deli products and prepared food from the FoodWorks supermarket in Yarram.

The alert said any ready-to-eat products bought from the supermarket between April 25 and June 9 should not be consumed.

“This food may be contaminated with hepatitis A virus and should be discarded,” the Department said.

“Consumers should also discard any fresh fruit and vegetables bought from FoodWorks Yarram during the same period.”

The Health Department said the measure was “purely precautionary” after a supermarket employee was found to have contracted the virus.

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Published by: The Age, 10/6/2016