The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a potential acute non-viral Hepatitis outbreak linked to “Real Water” brand alkaline water. As of the date of the outbreak announcement five cases have been officially reported in Nevada.
In their report of the outbreak, the FDA stated that on March 13 they were alerted to five cases of acute non-viral hepatitis, which can result in acute liver failure. According to the FDA, the five reported cases came from different households and the only common link was the “Real Water” products which they all reported drinking.
The FDA and CDC have begun advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers, to stop selling, drinking, using, and serving “Real Water” brand alkaline water until more is known about the outbreak and its cause.
Symptoms of all types of Hepatitis normally include fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, clay or gray-colored bowel movements, joint pain, yellow eyes, and jaundice.
For more information on the “Real Water” brand alkaline water Hepatitis outbreak, to speak to a Hepatitis Lawyer, or to inquire about a Hepatitis Lawsuit, call 1-888-335-4901.