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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning - Buenas brand Grated Coconut recalled due to Salmonella

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
April 15, 2018
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
APO Products Ltd., UNO Foods Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
12183, 12197

Recall details

Ottawa, April 15, 2018 - APO Products Ltd. and UNO Foods Inc. are recalling Buenas brand Grated Coconut from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Buenas Grated Coconut 454 g 8 53693 00146 1

All lot codes ending in AF

AND

All lot codes ending in AG

AND

All lot codes beginning with OA, OB, OC, or OD and ending in AH

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. 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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product in Canada.

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Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
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Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca
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