News in Beauce
2 August 2021
by Olivier Turcotte
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently issued a recall involving frozen mangoes distributed by Nature Touch Frozen Food. Fruit can be contaminated with hepatitis A.
These frozen mangoes are sold under four different brands. The first is Nature’s Touch and the product is displayed as the best before November 9, 2022. Second is the best complements brand for the product Magnificent Lax before 10th November, 2022 and 18th December, 2022. Earlier branded frozen mangoes are irresistible best too. The President’s Choice brand is best before November 10, 2022, and November 6 and 10.
Affected products were sold in most Canadian provinces, including Quebec, Ontario and the Atlantic provinces.
Buyers are encouraged to check whether they have these products in their home. These should be thrown away or returned to the store.
Contaminated food does not necessarily show a bad-looking or suspicious odor. Consumption can cause hepatitis A; Often mild illness that appears after 15 to 50 days of consumption.
Hepatitis A can cause inflammation of the liver. Symptoms include fever, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, muscle aches, and yellowing of the whites of the eyes and skin.
If you think you have become ill after consuming a product affected by this recall, contact your doctor.
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