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Canada Recall: Diwa brand frozen grated coconut (Philippines) may contain Salmonella
Diwa brand frozen grated coconut from the Philippines may contain Salmonella bacteria
August 12, 2013
Type of communication:
Health Hazard Alert
Microbiological - Salmonella
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Diwa Products Ltd.
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:
Ottawa, August 12, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Diwa Products Ltd. are warning the public not to consume Diwa brand Grated Coconut described below because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The following Diwa brand coconut, sold frozen, product of Philippines, is affected by this alert.
There have been no confirmed illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
The importer, Diwa Products Ltd., Toronto, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Diwa Grated Coconut 16 oz. (454 g) None 6 28838 52049 3
Diwa Grated Coconut 40 x 16 oz. case SPO313 None
For more information
For more information, consumers and industry can contact:
Diwa Products Ltd. at 1-877-749-0023 or 1-416-754-0028