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IMPORTANT RECALL NOTICE – Nature’s Touch Frozen Mangoes

Food Recall Warning – Various frozen mangoes recalled due to Hepatitis A

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced Friday that Montreal-based Nature’s Touch Frozen Food is recalling various brands of frozen mangoes because they may be contaminated with the hepatitis A virus.

The Public Health Agency of Canada said the mangoes are the likely source of an ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A in Quebec and Nova Scotia.

The frozen mangoes were distributed in New Brunswick, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.

The following products should not be consumed according to the CFIA:

  • Nature’s Touch Frozen Mangoes (2 kg)
  • Compliments Frozen Mangoes (600 g)
  • Irresistible Frozen Mangoes (600 g)
  • President’s Choice Frozen Mangoes (600 g)

These are the products and product numbers/UPCs to look out for.

Mango recall

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Hepatitis A virus may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with this virus may cause hepatitis and produce a self-limited disease that does not result in chronic infection or chronic liver disease. The illness is usually mild and starts about 15 to 50 days after the contaminated food is eaten. It generally goes away by itself in a week or two, although it can last up to 6 months in some people. It can cause inflammation of the liver, and symptoms may include fever, low appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle aches, and yellowing in the whites of the eyes and the skin (jaundice).

Here’s a few other links for you with more information about this recall.

CBC

CFIA

CTV news

Kitchener today

Stay safe folks!

COVID-19 vaccinations are ramping up across Eastern Canada, follow the links below to find out if you’re eligible and where they are available in your Province.

Ontario

Quebec

Newfoundland & Labrador

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island

Since we are still in the third wave of COVID-19 I think it’s important to remember that we’re not out of the corona virus weeds yet, and each province has their own Health recommendations based on the provinces individual risk assessment and I would recommend that you follow the recommendations for your specific province. Information can be found at the following websites.

Ontario COVID-19 information

Quebec COVID-19 information

Newfoundland COVID-19 information

P.E.I. COVID-19 information

New Brunswick COVID-19 information

Nova Scotia COVID-19 information

Go here for the latest Costco Coronavirus updates: https://www.costco.ca/coronavirus-response.html

So there you go, a little reading material for you.

Be kind, be safe and stay healthy!

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Written by Costco East

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  1. How come nobody’s talking about suying Costco for selling us infected food all the time. This is not the first time it happens.

  2. I am looking into this really right now as my mom has a couple of bags in her fridge…I did get this email from Costco…as I have bought the product.

    August 3, 2021

    IMPORTANT RECALL NOTICE
    NATURE’S TOUCH FROZEN MANGOES
    COSTCO ITEM #425487

    Dear Costco member,

    Costco Wholesale records indicate that you may have purchased Nature’s Touch Frozen Mangoes item 425487 with a best-before date of November 9, 2022, between December 10, 2020 and July 30, 2021 in an Eastern Canada warehouse or at a Canadian Business Centre.

    Nature’s Touch is recalling the frozen mangoes due to possible Hepatitis A contamination.

    Please visit the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website for the most up-to-date information.

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask you to please pass this letter along to anyone to whom the impacted product may have been given.

    Sincerely,

    • Hi Anna, make sure you check the product numbers to see if they match and follow any instructions on the CFIA website.

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