The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising Rhode Islanders to avoid consuming certain products manufactured by Scenic Fruit Company. The company, located in Gresham, Oregon, announced today a recall of 5,091 cases, or 61,092 eight-ounce bags, of Woodstock Frozen Organic Pomegranate Kernels. The recall came after it was discovered that the product could potentially be contaminated with the Hepatitis A virus.
The potentially contaminated products were shipped from February through May to distribution centers across the U.S. In Rhode Island, the product was sold at Eastside Marketplace in Providence and The Green Grocer in Portsmouth.
The specific products can be identified by coding information on the back portion of the pouches below the zip-lock seal. Products labeled with the following information are subject to recall:
C 0129 (A,B, or C) 035 with a best by date of 02/04/2015
C 0388 (A,B, or C) 087 with a best by date of 03/28/2015
C 0490 (A,B, or C) 109 with a best by date of 04/19/2015