Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 09, 2014 14:06 ET

Certain Heinz Brand Infant Food May Contain Packaging Defects That May Allow the Entry of Spoilage Microorganisms

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 9, 2014) -

English: Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1fhNGzt

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.

The following products, sold in pouches, have been sold nationally.

Products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Heinz Peas zucchini spinach 128 mL 0 57000 03423 8 06/11/14 HH:MM*
2203+0 8EX EX57
Heinz Sweet baby vegetables 128 mL 0 57000 03424 5 05/11/14 HH:MM*
2193+0 8EV EX57
Heinz Beef bolognese with vegetables 128 mL 0 57000 03420 7 24/12/14 HH:MM*
2683+0 8GN EX57
Heinz Beef butternut squash rice spinach 128 mL 0 57000 03421 4 23/12/14 HH:MM*
2673+0 8EY EX57
23/12/14 HH:MM*
2673+1 8EY EX57
Heinz Tuna sweet corn chowder 128 mL 0 57000 03422 1 07/11/14 HH:MM*
2213+0 8GV EX57
Heinz Butternut squash apricot peas couscous 128 mL 0 57000 03425 2 05/11/14 HH:MM*
2193+0 8EW EX57

* 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.

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Background

This warning was triggered by a consumer complaint. The importer, Heinz Canada, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

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