VIRAL WOES IN FROZENS HIT SALE OF FRESH STRAWBERRIES

Sales of fresh strawberries in supermarkets are suffering from a food-poisoning incident that has been linked to frozen strawberries, retail produce executives told SN.The strawberries reported as contaminated with the hepatitis-A virus were originally grown in Mexico, and processed and frozen in the United States.However, members of the retail produce community said sales of fresh berries either

Sales of fresh strawberries in supermarkets are suffering from a food-poisoning incident that has been linked to frozen strawberries, retail produce executives told SN.

The strawberries reported as contaminated with the hepatitis-A virus were originally grown in Mexico, and processed and frozen in the United States.

However, members of the retail produce community said sales of fresh berries either had plummeted or were expected to plummet in the wake of publicity over disease

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