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One more reason to avoid food in convenience stores: 7-Eleven customers in Utah exposed to Hepatitis A

About 2,000 7-Eleven customers in Salt Lake County, Utah are at risk of hepatitis A due to an employee coming to work when they were still sick. Officials of Salt Lake County warned residents on Jan. 7 that anyone who went to the store in West Jordan between Dec. 26, 2017 and Jan. 3, 2018 and used the restroom there, or consumed certain food and drinks may be at risk for hepatitis A exposure. The certain food and drink items include fountain drinks or other self-serve drinks, fresh fruits, or hot food items, such as pizza, hot dogs, chicken wings, or taquitos. On the other hand, those who bought items such as bottled beverages or packed foods are not at risk for hepatitis A exposure.  Read more...



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