Saturday, July 31, 2021

Frozen mangoes on recall

Health officials have traced some cases of Hepatitis A to frozen mangoes marketed by Nature's Touch Frozen Food Inc. of Saint-Laurent, Que.

They are now on a recall that includes supermarket brand names – President’c Choice for Loblaws, Zehrs, Valu Marts, No Frills and Superstores; Compliments for Metro and Food Basics; and Irresistibles for Sobey’s, Foodland and Freshco.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says people could show symptoms from 15 to 50 days after eating the mangoes and the illness could last six months.

It can cause inflammation of the liver, and symptoms may include fever, low appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle aches, and yellowing in the whites of the eyes and the skin (jaundice).