Verger Belliveau Orchard Sweet Apple Cider Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Verger Belliveau Orchard recalls some Sweet Apple Cider due to Patulin hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/pXBfB

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/36339r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Apple Ciders are subject to this recall:

  • Verger Belliveau Orchard Sweet Apple Cider, 375 ml container; Best Before date / Meilleur Avant: DE 18 13; UPC: 0 68173 01024 0
  • Verger Belliveau Orchard Sweet Apple Cider, 1 liter container; Best Before date / Meilleur Avant: DE 18 13; UPC: 0 68173 01025 7
  • Verger Belliveau Orchard Sweet Apple Cider, 2 liter container, Best Before date / Meilleur Avant: DE 18 13; UPC: 0 68173 01026 4

About Patulin:
Patulin is a mycotoxin produced by a variety of molds, especially Aspergillus and Penicillium. Patulin is commonly found in rotting apples, and some studies have shown that it is genotoxic, meaning it has the possibility of carcinogenic (i.e., Cancer forming) behavior.

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CFIA reference number: 8388
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2638
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