Strawberry tea sold in New York City recalled due to hepatitis A concerns

(WWTI) – The company Urban Remedy has called out some of its tea products in 23 states due to potential hepatitis A contamination.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, this recall applies to Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose, with LOT #1232 and best buy date of July 17, 2022.

The FDA said the product may contain fresh organic strawberries linked to the ongoing investigation into the FreshKampo organic strawberry outbreak. This includes potentially contaminated strawberries imported from Baja, California.

Hepatitis A is a contagious virus that can cause liver disease. Its severity can vary from mild to severe. Illness usually occurs within 15 to 50 days of ingesting or consuming contaminated food or water.

Symptoms of hepatitis A include fever, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, jaundice, dark urine or pale stools.

The recalled tea products were sold in a 12 oz container. resealable plastic bottles at various retail stores in CA, NM, VA, CO, WA, OR, CO, NY, PA, AZ, IL, OH, MD, WI, TX, WY, MO, ME, KY, MI, NC, MA, NE and UT. The products were sold between May 17 and May 29, 022.

Customers who have purchased Urban Remedy Tea are asked to dispose of the item or return it to place of purchase for full credit.

As of June 6, no cases of illness had been reported by consumers.

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