Costco recalls Kirkland Signature frozen berries
Issaquah, Wash.-based Costco Wholesale is recalling some of its Kirkland Signature frozen berries because of the Hepatitis A scare,
According to the company, the recall affects 4-pound bags of the company’s Kirkland Signature brand Three Berry Blend, which is manufactured by Townsend Farms Inc. The recalled products, which were sold by Costco in stores located in San Diego, Los Angeles and Hawaii, have best-by dates between Feb. 16, 2020, and May 4, 2020.
“A recent FDA test indicated that a domestic conventional frozen blackberry product manufactured by Townsend Farms Inc. may be contaminated with Hepatitis A,” the statement said.
The announcement comes shortly after The Kroger Co. also started its recall process for its private label frozen berries. The recall pertains to all Kroger affiliate stores, including Ralphs, Fry’s, Fred Meyer and other chains. The recalled fruit are branded “Private Selection” and include “Frozen Triple Berry Medley” in the 16-ounce and 48-ounce sizes and “Frozen Blackberries” in a 16-ounce package.