Comercial Mexicana Tropique Fruit Jelly Cup Recall [US]


Comercial Mexicana Tropique Fruit Jelly Cup Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Comercial Mexicana International Inc., a Bethpage New York establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Tropique Fruit Jelly Cup Confectionery products from the American marketplace due to the presence of Seaweed Extract, specifically Carrageenan, and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction, all serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/1FWL30rgyRI

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/comercial-mexicana-international-inc-recalls-tropique-assorted-fruit-jelly-bag-309pcs1006oz-and

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Jelly Cup products are subject to this recall:

  • Tropique Assorted Fruit Jelly 3030/9PCS/10.6 ounces, sold in 301 gram plastic bags consisting of 9 pieces with a best-before date of 9/17/2021 and a UPC of 732068496333
  • Tropique Jelly Animal Tiger, 6/26 ounces, sold in 737 gram plastic jars consisting of 22 pieces with a best-before date of 1/18/2022 and a UPC of 732068496050
  • Tropique Jelly Animal Owl Jar 6/26 ounces, sold in 737 gram plastic jars consisting of 22 pieces with a best-before date of 1/18/2022 and a UPC of 732068496012
  • Tropique Jelly Animal Duck Jar 6/26 ounces, sold in 737 gram plastic jars consisting of 22 pieces with a best-before date of 1/18/2022 and a UPC of 732068495992
  • Tropique Jelly Animal Bear Jar 6/26 ounces, sold in 737 gram plastic jars consisting of 22 pieces with a best-before date of 1/18/2022 and a UPC of 732068496098
  • Tropique Jelly Animal Panda Jar 6/26 ounces, sold in 737 gram plastic jars consisting of 22 pieces with a best-before date of 1/18/2022 and a UPC of 732068496036
  • Tropique Jelly Animal Pig Jar 6/26 ounces, sold in 737 gram plastic jars consisting of 22 pieces with a best-before date of 1/18/2022 and a UPC of 732068496074
  • Tropique Jelly Animal Cat Jar 6/26 ounces, sold in 737 gram plastic jars consisting of 22 pieces with a best-before date of 1/18/2022 and a UPC of 732068496111

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Jelly Cup Confectionery products can be found on the Web site above.

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, the potential for choking was discovered during a routine inspection by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Food Safety and inspection. The recalled Jelly Cups were known to have been sold in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania retail stores. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Confectionery products identified above.

The first type of products are packaged in plastic green bags with a fruit design on the front, nine (9) individual plastic Jelly Cups inside each package and a best-before date of 09/17/2021.

The second type of products are packaged in plastic jars (pictured above) with an animal shape. Each of these has twenty-two (22) individual plastic Jelly Cups inside the jar container and a best-before date of 01/18/2022.

==> 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.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Tropique Fruit Jelly Cup Confectionery products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Confectionery to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Sergio Ceballos at Comercial Mexicana International at 1-516-307-9655 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Tropique Fruit Jelly Cup Confectionery products, please search for “jelly” or more generically “confectionery” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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Recalls Direct RIN: 13663-2020
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