Trader Joe's brand apple sauce products recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of glass

Starting date:
February 27, 2017
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Transilvania Trading
British Columbia
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 27, 2017 - Transylvania Trading is recalling Trader Joe's brand apple sauce products from the marketplace due to the potential presence of pieces of glass. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold at Pirate Joe's, located at 3744 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Who is affected

There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of these products.


This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Trader Joe's Organic Unsweetened Apple Sauce 680 g All BEST BEFORE dates up to and including OCT. 06, 2018 00194877
Trader Joe's First Crush Unsweetened Gravenstein Apple Sauce 680 g All BEST BEFORE dates up to and including AUG. 08, 2018 00015905


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