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Salmonella Illnesses Prompt Mango Recall in Canada

UPDATE August 25, 2012:

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced that affected Daniella brand Mangoes were sold as individual fruit with a sticker bearing PLU# 4959 and other information. These mangoes were sold at various retail stores between July 12 and August 14, 2012. Consumers are advised to contact the retailer to find out if you have the affected mangoes.

These mangoes may have been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and North American Produce Sales are recalling Mexican mangoes sold in western Canada due to likely contamination of Salmonella Braenderup, CTV News reports.

Several illnesses have already been associated with the mangoes.

The affected mangoes are sold individually with a sticker reading PLU# 4959. They were sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon between July 12 and August 14.

Call the Canadian Food Inspection Agency at 1-800-442-2342 for more information.

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  • Carla Bailey

    I purchased a case of Mangoes agricola luque #4959 – lots of cases were being sold _ I have two left. Please advise- also how should I

  • James

    I found some that we had gotten a little while back.Anything i should do?
    James Hamel
    Yellowknife, NWT

  • Deborah Patkau

    Purchased a case of mangoes with this code at superstore on August 22/2012

  • CJ

    We purchased mangos with #94959 – are these affected? I believe the 9 is just an indicator of ‘organic’??

  • Brian

    They are still being sold with that PLU # in Mission BC at the Real Canadian Superstore as of Aug 26 2012

  • IZZI

    I still have some mangoes labeled 4959. Has anyone answered the questions posted earlier? Need to know if safe. Bought them in Jackson Hts, Queens, NY.

  • Glenn

    Mangoes with the lot number 4959 Latinas were sold in Ontario during the same period. The label indicates the product was grown in Brazil though.

  • Fran

    Mangoes with the lot number 4959platform tropical mangos. The label indicates the product was grown in Brazil though.