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FDA issues health alert after possible hepatitis A contamination of Bauer's Candies Modjeskas

Posted: 3:57 PM, Jan 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-10 21:59:04Z
Bauer's recall

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert after a possible hepatitis A contamination of Bauer's Candies Modjeskas.

The FDA is advising consumers not to eat any Bauer's Candies Chocolate or Caramel Modjeskas purchased after Nov. 14 after a worker in the facility tested positive for hepatitis A.

The products are available at retail locations and can also be purchased through QVC and BauersCandy.com. The FDA is working on a voluntary recall of affected products.

Hepatitis A, a contagious liver disease, can have a long incubation period and can have serious health consequences.

The FDA is recommending that anyone who ate the affected products and has not been vaccinated for hepatitis A to consult with a healthcare provider.

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