Specific lots of frozen berries sold exclusively at 8 Save-A-Lot locations in CNY has tested positive for Norovirus.

FDA testing of frozen blackberries did test positive for Norovirus. The Blackberries were sold at Walmart but NOT in NY. Some of the contaminated blackberries were added to packages of frozen mixed berries sold at Save-A-Lot locations in CNY.

Check your 12 oz Tipton Grove Frozen Mixed Berries for a UPC Code of 051933-34784-7. They were sold exclusively at Save-A-Lot locations under lot number AP 1700, distributed on 5/5/2019 – 5/15/2019 with expiration dates of 4/22/2021, 4/23/2021, 4/24/2021.  

fda.gov

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus. Consumption of product contaminated with Norovirus may cause acute onset of symptoms of gastroenteritis, including severe nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Less common symptoms are low-grade fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, and fatigue. Although most symptoms end within 48 hours, the elderly, young children, and immunocompromised persons may develop prolonged, or more severe symptoms.

Save-A-Lot locations in CNY:

  • 1651 Oneida St, Utica
  • 801 Black River Blvd, Rome
  • 232 Mohawk St, Herkimer
  • 2080 Glenwood Shopping Plaza, Oneida
  • 500 Butternut St, Syracuse
  • 220 S Geddes Plaza, Syracuse
  • 5640 S Plaza, NY-12, Norwich
  • 19 River St, Fort Plain

Consumers who have purchased the products are urged to destroy or urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Alma Pak at 1-866-965-3896, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST.