Monco Fresh Lychee Fruit Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Monco Fresh Lychee Fruit Recall [Canada]Monco Produce Inc., an Etobicoke, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Fresh Lychee Fruit due to undeclared Sulphites, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/jxGV30lErge

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/67670r-eng.php

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

  • Fresh Lychee Fruit, sold in variables weights ranging from August 7 up to and including August 31, 2018 with no UPCs listed

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, Monco Produce has recalled the above batch/lots of Fresh Lychee Fruit products from the Canadian marketplace because they contain Sulphites, an ingredient not declared on the label. People with an allergy or sensitivity to Sulphites should not consume the recalled products identified above.

==> For information about Sulfite/Sulphite Allergy, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Fresh Lychee Fruit and could be allergic to their Sulphite ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

The affected product was sold in bulk or may have been packed by retail stores in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected product should check with their retail store.

If you have any questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Fresh Lychee Fruit, please search for “Lychee” or more generically, “fruit” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Sulphites, please search for “sulfites” (please note spelling variation) using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Monco Produce, please search for “Monco” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed
Recalls Direct RIN: 10582-2018
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