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
- Recall date:
- April 15, 2018
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- APO Products Ltd., UNO Foods Inc.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
- 12183, 12197
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.
|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
All lot codes ending in AG
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.
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.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product in Canada.
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