|TO:||DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel|
|FROM:||Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services|
|DATE:||July 1, 2013|
|RE:||FOOD RECALL ADVISORY: Woodstock Farms Pomegranate Kernels (Scenic Fruit) Recall.|
Food Recall Advisory: On June 28, 2013 the FDA announced the recall of Woodstock Farms Pomegranate Kernels. This product has the potential to be contaminated with hepatitis A and must be removed from sale. A distribution list obtained from FDA indicates that the product has been widely distributed to various stores in Connecticut. No illnesses associated with this product have been reported in Connecticut although CDC is currently investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A that identified the product as a result of a traceback investigation..
See the 2013-38 Pomegranate Kernals Scenic Fruit Recal document for further information. (PDF, 913 KB)