News release: August 6, 2021
Canadian Food Inspection Agency issues recall warning for Nature’s Touch Frozen Food Inc., various frozen mangoes
Brampton, ON. (August 6th, 2021) – On July 30th, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a food recall warning for Nature’s Touch Frozen Food Inc. various frozen mangoes from the marketplace due to possible hepatitis A contamination.
The following products have been recalled:
- Nature’s Touch frozen mangoes 2 kg; UPC: 873668001807; Best before 2022 NO 09
- Compliments frozen mango mania 600 g; UPC: 055742504309; Best before 2022 NO 10/2022 DE 18
- Irresistibles frozen mango chunks 600 g; UPC: 059749876001; Best before 2022 NO 10
- President’s Choice frozen mango chunks 600 g; UPC: 060383993870; Best before 2022 NO 06/2022 NO 10
Peel Public Health is asking anyone who has this frozen fruit product to discard it or return it to the store. It should not be eaten.
No confirmed cases of hepatitis A have been reported in Peel as of August 5, 2021. Immunization with hepatitis A vaccine may be recommended to those over the age of 6 months who have eaten the product within the past 14 days. Please contact your physician if you have eaten any of the above products and have questions or concerns.
Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus. Symptoms of hepatitis A may appear 15 to 50 days after exposure with an average of 28 to 30 days. You may be infected and not have symptoms. If you have symptoms, they can include fever, feeling unwell, stomach pain, dark urine, nausea and vomiting, tiredness, loss of appetite, and jaundice (skin and whites of eyes turn yellow). Hepatitis A may also be spread by close contact with an infected individual.
For more information on this recall, please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Region of Peel
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