Certain Arctic Gardens brand Veg-e Protein products recalled due to defective packaging

Starting date:
September 28, 2018
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Bonduelle Canada Inc.
New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 28, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on September 27, 2018 has been updated to include additional distribution and product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Bonduelle Canada Inc. is recalling certain Arctic Garden brand Veg-e Protein products from the marketplace due to defective packaging that may allow for pieces of the plastic zipper seal to fall into the product during microwaving. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products 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 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
Arctic Gardens Veg-e Protein – Macaroni and Cauliflower 300 g H 8087 M
H 8088 M
H 8186 M
H 8187 M
0 55686 21031 1
Arctic Gardens Veg-e Protein – Orzo and Green Chick Peas 300 g H 8184 M
H 8185 M
H 8186 M
H 8263 M
H 8264 M
0 55686 21032 8
Arctic Gardens Veg-e Protein – Quinoa and Soy Beans 300 g H 8103 R
H 8158 R
H 8159 R
0 55686 21033 5


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For more information

Bonduelle Canada Inc.: www.arcticgardens.ca, 1-877-990-2662

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.