June 2, 2017 / 4:22 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-FDA says investigating findings of Hepatitis A linked to frozen tuna

June 2 (Reuters) - U.S. FDA:

* Says FDA, CDC assisting state, local officials in assessing risk of Hepatitis A virus exposure from contaminated frozen tuna sourced from Vietnam, Philippines

* Says ‍CDC is not currently aware of any illnesses linked to recalled products

* Is providing a list of establishments in Texas, Oklahoma, and California that may currently have potentially contaminated tuna in commerce

* Initially recalled product removed from circulation, newly recalled frozen tuna lots were not shipped to Hawaii, were shipped to mainland U.S

* Current recall resulted from follow-up after Hawaii Department of Health notified FDA of frozen tuna sample which tested positive for Hepatitis A on May 1 Source text for Eikon:

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