Alasko Frozen Whole Raspberries [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - New Alasko Limited PartnershipNew Alasko Limited Partnership, a Montréal, Quebec establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Alasko branded IQF Whole Raspberries from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Norovirus contamination and consequential risks of viral infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

CFIA: https://cutt.ly/SJ8ared

Direct link: https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/en/alert-recall/alasko-brand-iqf-whole-raspberries-recalled-due-norovirus

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

  • Alasko branded IQF Whole Raspberries, sold in five (5) by 1 kilogram packages with a batch/lot of SY 21278, a PO number 116381-01, a best-before date of 2023-OC-04, an inner bag UPC of 6 95058 00205 4 and an outer carton of 1 069505 800205 1

==> No 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.

These Alasko branded IQF Whole Raspberries were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec, although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the CFIA, New Alasko Limited Partnership has recalled certain batch/lots of Alasko branded Individually Quick Frozen (“IQF”) Whole Raspberries from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Norovirus contamination. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Frozen Raspberries identified above.

==> For information about Norovirus Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled New Alasko Limited Partnership branded Frozen Whole Raspberries, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the fruit 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 viral poisonings such as Norovirus.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact New Alasko Limited Partnership toll-free at 1-888-925-2756 or locally at +1-514-328-6661 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please e-mail the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) at information@inspection.gc.ca. You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or +1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time.

If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at +1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected generic Viral contamination, please search for “viral” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Norovirus contamination, please search for “Norovirus” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

French/Français:
You can also read about this recall in French here (“ACIA”):
https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/fr/avis-rappel/rappel-framboises-entieres-surgelees-marque-alasko-en-raison-presence-norovirus

Vous pouvez également lire ce rappel en français ici (“ACIA”):
https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/fr/avis-rappel/rappel-framboises-entieres-surgelees-marque-alasko-en-raison-presence-norovirus

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More information about this recall:
CFIA/ACIA reference number: RA-64263
Canadian Food Inspection Agency ID: 15024
Recalls Direct RIN: 15895-2022
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