Final update as of April 11, 2018.

With the slowdown in reported hepatitis A cases across California, CDPH has demobilized the outbreak response and continues to monitor reported hepatitis A cases statewide.  While CDPH might receive additional reports of outbreak-associated hepatitis A cases, CDPH has entered a new phase where monitoring of cases and

The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate an outbreak of Hepatitis A infections in three provinces linked to the frozen fruit product: Nature’s Touch Organic Berry Cherry Blend. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a food recall warning advising Canadians of the recall

Inactivated-Hepatitis-a-Vaccine-Healive-PFS--300x198Shawn Flynn of KWC News reports that a Charlotte restaurant owner is going on the offensive battling perception and health concern over Hepatitis A.

“The restaurant industry is thriving,” said Jon Dressler, owner of three Charlotte-area restaurants.

That’s one reason he opened his third shop last Fall, Dogwood Southern Table in SouthPark.  Last month, however,

Lubbock City health officials Tuesday night warned anyone who ate at Cheddar’s Casual Cafe earlier this month they may have been exposed to hepatitis A after an employee there was diagnosed with the viral disease.

Diners who ate at the restaurant at 4009 S. Loop 289 from Aug. 31 through Sept. 8 may have been

Hepatitis A is a chronic infection of the liver that is caused by the Hepatitis A virus, also known as HAV. This virus is commonly transmitted through either the oral or the fecal route, by the contamination of food or drinking resources. The symptoms of hepatitis A may include fever, abdominal pain, excessive weight loss,

The Rock Island High School in Illinois is the recipient of a $25,000 donation from food safety law firm Marler Clark. The Seattle-based law firm works nationwide on behalf of victims of foodborne illness, and assisted many residents in the 2009 outbreak of Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) traced to a Milan McDonald’s.

“Foodborne illness outbreaks

 The Salt Lake Valley Health Department (SLVHD) has announced that a case of hepatitis A in a food worker employed at a local restaurant has been confirmed and they are urging some patrons to receive a preventive inoculation.

Health department officials say that people who ate at Quiznos at 30 East Broadway (300 South) in

Hepatitis A is the only common vaccine-preventable foodborne disease in the United States (Fiore, 2004). It is one of five human hepatitis viruses that primarily infect the human liver and cause human illness. Unlike hepatitis B and C, hepatitis A doesn’t develop into chronic hepatitis or cirrhosis, which are both potentially fatal conditions; however, infection