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Frozen Mango Recall

Residents are being advised of a potential risk of contracting Hepatitis A from frozen mango products available for sale in Saskatchewan.

While there are currently no known cases of Hepatitis A in the province linked to frozen mangoes, there have been two cases reported in Quebec and one in Nova Scotia.

The following frozen mango products have been recalled in connection with this outbreak:

Brand Product Name Size UPC Code Best Before Date
President’s Choice Mango Chunks (frozen) 600 g 0 60383 99387 2022 NO 06

and

2022 NO 10

 

Nature’s Touch Mangoes (frozen) 2 kg 8 73668 00180 7 2022 NO 09

 

Irresistibles Mango chunks (frozen) 600 g 0 59749 87600 1 2022 NO 10
Compliments Mango Mania (frozen) 600 g 0 55742 50430 9 2022 NO 10

and

2022 DE 18

 

At least one of these products, President’s Choice Mango Chunks, was distributed in Saskatchewan.

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.  Remember that food contaminated with Hepatitis A virus may not look or smell spoiled.

Anyone who has consumed one of the identified products within the past 14 days should contact their local Public Health Office: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/health/public-health/public-health-offices.

Anyone showing symptoms of Hepatitis A infection should contact their doctor or call 811.  Symptoms of Hepatitis A infection include:

  • Fever
  • Dark urine
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Stomach Cramps or Abdominal pain
  • Yellowing of the Skin or Eyes

For the latest updates on this Hepatitis A outbreak please contact the Public Health Agency of Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2021/outbreak-hepatitis-a-infections-frozen-mangoes.html.

 

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