Comercial Mexicana Recalls Jelly Cup Products for Choking Hazard

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Comercial Mexicana International Inc. in Bethpage New York is recalling the product because it may pose a choking hazard. Small jelly cups containing seaweed extract (carrageenan) has been identified as a potential choking hazard in children

No incidents of consumers choking have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The potential choking hazard was discovered during a routine inspection by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Food Safety and inspection.

The recalled jelly cups were sold in NY, NJ, CT, PA retail stores.

The recall products are:


The product is packaged in a Plastic Green Bag with fruit design on the front, with 9 individual plastic jelly cups inside each pack. The second product is a Jelly jar packaged in a Plastic Jar with an animal shape. It has 22 individual plastic jelly cups inside each container. The UPC number on the products are all listed above. The Container code marked on the package is “best before” 09/17/2021 for TROPIQUE ASSORTED FRUIT JELLY BAG and ‘best before”01/18/2022” for TROPIQUE JELLY ANIMAL JAR.

Consumers who purchased this product are advised to not eat it or give it to children. Consumers should return them to the store where purchased, or throw them away in a sealed package inside a secure garbage can with a tight-fitting lid.

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