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Multiple Frozen Mango Packets Are Being Recalled Across Canada Due To A Hepatitis A Risk

Three people have tested positive for Hepatitis A after consuming the frozen mangoes.

Frozen Mango Recall Was Issued In Canada Due To A Hepatitis A Risk

A frozen mango recall has been issued by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) due to a possible Hepatitis A contamination.

The notice — which was issued on July 31 — warns that multiple brands could be affected. This includes products that are commonly sold at Sobeys and Loblaws stores across Canada.

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The Nature's Touch Frozen Food Inc. products are branded as President's Choice, Compliments, Nature's Touch and Irresistibles. They have been distributed in New Brunswick, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.

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If you do have any of these products at home, the health agency suggests throwing them out or returning them to the store where they were purchased.

Public Health Agency of Canada

"Food contaminated with Hepatitis A virus may not look or smell spoiled," the recall adds.

Public Health Agency of Canada

PHAC says that these products are the "likely source" of a Hepatitis A outbreak in Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Public Health Agency of Canada

"Two of the individuals who became sick reported consuming frozen mangoes before their illnesses occurred," the recall explains. "Leftover frozen mangoes were collected from the homes of ill individuals and tested positive for Hepatitis A."

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