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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Fresh lychees recalled due to undeclared sulphites

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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Fresh lychees recalled due to undeclared sulphites

Canada NewsWire

OTTAWA, Aug. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Monco Produce Inc. is recalling fresh lychees from the marketplace because they contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with a sensitivity to sulphites should not consume the recalled product described below.

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.

Recalled product

 

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

None

Fresh lychees

Variable

None

Sold from August 7 up to and including August 31, 2018

 

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have a sensitivity to sulphites, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Reactions

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

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SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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