Hepatitis A Outbreak Information Sheet

Important Information Regarding a Hepatitis A Outbreak

Thank you for coming in to donate today.

Hepatitis A virus infection has been found in the location listed below.

  • If you consumed fresh conventional (not organic) blackberries purchased from Fresh Thyme Farmers Market stores in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin between September 9 and September 30, 2019.

The list above is not all inclusive. If you have been exposed to hepatitis A or advised to be vaccinated for hepatitis A because of an exposure at any other restaurant or any other food establishment in a different state, please do not donate today and refrain from donating for 4 months.


  • We regard you as having been exposed to a hepatitis A outbreak.
  • Please wait for four months after you ate or drank at this location before coming again to donate.

For more information about a Hepatitis A outbreak and any precautions you need to take, please contact your local health department.

Hepatitis A Outbreak Information Sheet v-12/16/2019