Foremost brand milk products recalled due to possible presence of sharp metal objects

Starting date:
June 12, 2017
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
British Columbia
Extent of the product distribution:

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 12, 2017 - Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Foremost brand milk products from the marketplace due to the possible presence of sharp metal objects. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold on Vancouver Island, 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 the company. 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
Foremost 2% M.F. Partly Skimmed Milk 4 L All codes 0 61483 11533 9
Foremost 3.25% M.F. Homogenized Milk 4 L All codes 0 61483 10533 0


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