Verger Belliveau Orchard Cider Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Verger Belliveau Orchard recalls some Verger Belliveau Orchard brand Cider due to patulin hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/qrSuK

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/36525r-eng.php

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

  • Verger Belliveau Orchard Sweet Apple Cider, 375 ml bottle; Best Before dates from NO 30 13 to DE 20 13, inclusive; UPC: 0 68173 01024 0
  • Verger Belliveau Orchard Sweet Apple Cider, 1 liter bottle; Best Before dates from NO 30 13 to DE 20 13, inclusive; UPC: 0 68173 01025 7
  • Verger Belliveau Orchard Sweet Apple Cider, 2 liter bottle; Best Before dates from NO 30 13 to DE 20 13, inclusive; UPC: 0 68173 01026 4
  • Verger Belliveau Orchard Sweet Apple Cider 4 liter bottle; Best Before dates from NO 30 13 to DE 20 13, inclusive; UPC: 0 68173 01027 1

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: 8415
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2684
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