Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement to remind Ontarians about the food recall warning from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on frozen mango products from Nature’s Touch Frozen Food Inc:
“The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a food recall warning for various frozen mango products from Nature’s Touch Frozen Food Inc. due to a possible Hepatitis A contamination. In addition, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has declared an outbreak of Hepatitis A infections occurring in Québec and Nova Scotia with exposure to frozen mangoes identified as the likely source of the outbreak. The investigation is ongoing, and cases of infection continue to be reported to PHAC.
To date there have been no cases identified in Ontario, but everyone is advised to check their freezers to see if they have any of the recalled food products in their home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased:
- Nature’s Touch frozen mangoes 2 kg; UPC: 873668001807; Best before 2022 NO 09
- Complements 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