Fresh longans recalled due to undeclared sulphites
- Starting date:
- May 11, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Sulphites
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Canada Herb
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, May 11, 2017 - Canada Herb is recalling longans from the marketplace because they may contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to sulphites should not consume the recalled products described below.
The affected product was sold in bulk or packed by the retail store at the following locations in Ontario during the periods shown below.
|Store Name||Address||Purchase Dates|
|B. Trust||1177 Central Parkway West, Mississauga||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|Bestco Food Mart||175 Commander Blvd. Scarborough||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|Feng Tai||5221 Hwy 7, S. 100-600, Markham||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|Grand Fortune||4390 Steeles Ave. E. B1, Markham||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|Sunny||747 Don Mill Rd., #60, North York||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|T & T||715 Central Parkway West, Mississauga||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|Hue Thanh||293 Spadina Ave., Toronto||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|Oriental||310 Spadina Ave., Toronto||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|Bai Chang||300 Spadina Ave., Toronto||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
|Kien Hung||1989 Finch Ave., North York||April 6 - May 8, 2017|
What you should do
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
If you have an allergy to sulphites, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process
Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|No brand name||Longans||Variable||No codes||NA|
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