Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 07, 2011 01:07 ET

CFIA/Health Hazard Alert: Certain Organic Meadow and Farm Boy Brand Milk may Contain Harmful Glass Fragments

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 7, 2011) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/indexaude.shtml

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Organic Meadow Inc. are warning the public not to consume the milk products described below because the products may contain harmful glass fragments.

The affected products described below are sold in 946 mL glass bottles bearing Best Before date AL 17 (April 17):

Brand Product UPC
Organic Meadow Traditions Organic Partly Skimmed 2% Milk 0 62325 19462 8
Organic Meadow Traditions Organic Partly Skimmed 1% Milk 0 62325 19461 1
Organic Meadow Traditions Organic Skim Milk 0 62325 19466 6
Organic Meadow Traditions Organic Whole Milk 3.8% 0 62325 19463 5
Organic Meadow Traditions Organic Unhomogenized Milk 0 62325 19464 2
Organic Meadow Traditions Organic Chocolate Milk 2% 0 62325 19465 9
Farm Boy Organic Chocolate Milk 2% 8 08912 00131
Farm Boy Organic Partly Skimmed Milk 1% 8 08912 00128
Farm Boy Organic Partly Skimmed Milk 2% 8 08912 00129
Farm Boy Organic Skim Milk 8 08912 00127
Farm Boy Organic Whole Milk 3.8% 8 08912 00130

These products have been distributed in Ontario.

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

The manufacturer, Organic Meadow Inc., Guelph, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Organic Meadow Inc. at 519-767-9694; or

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp 

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600