Costco's Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend has been recalled due to possible Hepatitis A contamination.
According to the FDA, a recent FDA test indicated that a "domestic conventional frozen blackberry product" manufactured by Townsend Farms, Inc., may be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Townsend Farms, Inc. uses the blackberry product to manufacture the Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend, which is sold at Costco.
Townsend Farms, Inc. notified Costco of the possible contamination "out of an abundance of caution," according to the FDA.
Townsend Farms, Inc., Notifies Costco of Possible Health Risk and Recalls Conventional Frozen Kirkland Three Berry Blend https://t.co/rY0Z3PMvZv pic.twitter.com/iGr186T34U
— U.S. FDA (@FDArecalls) June 12, 2019
The Three Berry Blend products possibly affected have the Best By Dates between February 16, 2020 and May 4, 2020.
According to the FDA, Costco only sold the product in stores located in San Diego and Los Angles, California and Hawaii. The FDA says no product manufactured for Costco by Townsend Farms has tested positive for Hepatitis A.
The notice affects the following:
Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend, 4 lb bag —
Best By codes located in the white box on the back of the Product bag:
- FEB1620,(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
- FEB1820,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
- FEB2920,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
- MAR0120,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
- APR1920,(B),(C), or (D);
- APR2020(A),(B),(C),(D),(E), or (F);
- APR2720(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
- APR2820(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
- MAY0220(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
- MAY0420 (H).
Customers who have purchased the product should not consume it. Instead, photograph the product bag for your records, dispose of the product and contact your local Costco for a full refund.
Costco members who have questions should contact Townsend Farms, Inc., customer service representatives at 877-244- 0947 or by email at TownsendFarms4283@stericycle.com .