Heinz Canada baby food recallSunday, March 09, 2014 by: SooToday.com Staff
Consumer advisory - Certain Heinz brand infant food may contain packaging defects that may allow the entry of spoilage microorganisms
OTTAWA - 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.
Heinz peas zucchini spinach - 128 mL - Code 06/11/14 HH:MM* 2203+0 8EX EX57 - UPC 0 57000 03423 8
Heinz sweet baby vegetables - 128 mL - Code 05/11/14 HH:MM* 2193+0 8EV EX57 - UPC 0 57000 03424 5
Heinz beef bolognese with vegetables - 128 mL Code 24/12/14 HH:MM* 2683+0 8GN EX57 - UPC 0 57000 03420 7
Heinz Beef butternut squash rice spinach - 128 mL - Codes 23/12/14 HH:MM* 2673+0 8EY EX57; 23/12/14 HH:MM* 2673+1 8EY EX57 - UPC 0 57000 03421 4
Heinz tuna sweet corn chowder - 128 mL - Code 07/11/14 HH:MM* 2213+0 8GV EX57 - UPC 0 57000 03422 1
Heinz butternut squash apricot peas couscous - 128 mL - Code 05/11/14 HH:MM* 2193+0 8EW EX57 - UPC 0 57000 03425 2
* HH:MM indicates the time
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.
This warning was triggered by a consumer complaint.
The importer, Heinz Canada, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
Heinz Canada: 1-888-570-1675, HeinzCanada@Stericycle.com
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.