Certain Heinz brand infant food may contain packaging defects that may allow the entry of spoilage microorganisms
- Starting date:
- March 9, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Consumer Advisory
- Hazard classification:
- Class 3
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Heinz Canada
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, March 9, 2014 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is informing the public that Heinz Canada has conducted a voluntary recall. The products may contain a packaging defect that may allow the entry of spoilage microorganisms.
Health Canada has reviewed the information related to these products and conducted a health risk assessment. Health Canada concluded that the health risk associated with the consumption of these products is very low to remote.
What you should do
Check to see if you have the products in your home. If the products are in your home do not consume them.
Spoiled packages may not be necessarily dangerous and may be identifiable. However, if spoiled food is inadvertently consumed, it is advisable to watch for symptoms that may include upset stomach, vomiting and diarrhea.
Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
This warning was triggered by a consumer complaint. The importer, Heinz Canada, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC||Additional info|
|Heinz||Peas zucchini spinach||128 mL||
2203+0 8EX EX57
|0 57000 03423 8||* HH:MM indicates the time|
|Heinz||Sweet baby vegetables||128 mL||
2193+0 8EV EX57
|0 57000 03424 5||* HH:MM indicates the time|
|Heinz||Beef bolognese with vegetables||128 mL||
2683+0 8GN EX57
|0 57000 03420 7||* HH:MM indicates the time|
|Heinz||Beef butternut squash rice spinach||128 mL||
2673+0 8EY EX57
2673+1 8EY EX57
|0 57000 03421 4||* HH:MM indicates the time|
|Heinz||Tuna sweet corn chowder||128 mL||
2213+0 8GV EX57
|0 57000 03422 1||* HH:MM indicates the time|
|Heinz||Butternut squash apricot peas couscous||128 mL||
2193+0 8EW EX57
|0 57000 03425 2||* HH:MM indicates the time|
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Heinz Canada: Joan.Patterson@ca.hjheinz.com
CFIA Media Relations
For more information
Heinz Canada: 1-888-570-1675, HeinzCanada@Stericycle.com
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