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

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.

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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
No brand name Longans Variable No codes NA


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