STORES: SCARE DIDN'T ICE FROZEN STRAWBERRIES

The hepatitis-A scare has not adversely impacted frozen-strawberry sales or merchandising programs at supermarkets, several retailers told SN.Frozen strawberries remain in the case, and consumers do not appear to be alarmed with the product, retailers report. However, fresh strawberry sales have been adversely affected (see story on Page 25).Though Compton, Calif.-based Ralphs Grocery Co. reportedly

The hepatitis-A scare has not adversely impacted frozen-strawberry sales or merchandising programs at supermarkets, several retailers told SN.

Frozen strawberries remain in the case, and consumers do not appear to be alarmed with the product, retailers report. However, fresh strawberry sales have been adversely affected (see story on Page 25).

Though Compton, Calif.-based Ralphs Grocery Co. reportedly halted orders of Mexican strawberries, retailers contacted by SN have not ta

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