Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Minagri announces the investigation of the raspberry company after the removal of boxes in the US due to the presence of hepatitis A – Radio Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture, Esteban Valenzuelareported this Tuesday that an investigation had been launched Kopramar CompanyAfter being notified by the North American authorities Hepatitis A was detected in a shipment of frozen raspberries,

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has detected liver disease in this type of fruit. James Farm BrandSo that The company had to recall 1,260 boxes of the product from the market,

The affected batch number corresponds to CO 22-165 and with an expiration date of June 14, 2024.

“The product is sold exclusively through locations of Restaurant Depot/JETRO in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Delaware“, detailed FDA.

Raspberry company investigation started

In this regard, the Head of the Ministry of Agriculture (Minagri) said that “it has been informed by the North American Authority, it has been discovered that a shipment of frozen raspberries from the Copramar company from the city of Huerbas Buenos Aires in Maule (…) The presence of hepatitis A in some raspberries”.

In view of this, he said that Mingari is “concerned about the safety of the 7550 standards”. Furthermore, he announced that “it is in the process of investigation in Chile by the SAG (Agriculture Livestock Service)”.

In addition, he specified that “The company is collaborating on the Raspberry Self-Assessment and Traceability System,

“It is going to take all the truth to investigate and we ask for peace in the community,” he said.

“In the event that difficulties are confirmed with Copramar’s shipment, the checking system and rules between these countries are that It does not ban the consumption or export of raspberries, but it is limited to the company that would be hypothetically responsible.“, closed Minister Valenzuela.

Meanwhile, SAG director, Andrea ColaoSaid that an audit was ordered to the company Copramar and “consequently, with them, take up the relevant approval procedures,

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