Frozen mango products sold in Mississauga, Brampton and Ontario recalled over hepatitis A concern
Published August 6, 2021 at 9:48 pm
A variety of frozen mango products that may have been sold in Mississauga and Brampton have been recalled due to possible hepatitis A contamination, asys Peel Public Health.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued the a food recall warning for the Nature’s Touch Frozen Food Inc. product on July 30. Peel Public Health says that through Thursday (Aug. 5), it has not had a confirmed case of hepatitis A, but anyone who has this frozen fruit product should discard it or return it to the store. It should not be eaten.
The recall applies to the following products:
- 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
Anyone who has eaten any of the above products and has questions or concerns should contact their physician. Immunization with hepatitis A vaccine may be recommended to those over the age of six months who have eaten the product within the past 14 days.
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. A person may be infected and not have symptoms.
Symptoms 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.
More information on this recall is available at the Public Health Agency of Canada.
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