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Voluntary Recall of Certain Heinz Brand Baby Food

Web posted on March 10, 2014

Ottawa, March 9, 2014 - 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.

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.

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.

Brand nameCommon nameSizeCode(s) on product UPCAdditional info
HeinzPeas zucchini spinach128 mL06/11/14 HH:MM*
2203+0 8EX EX57
0 57000 03423 8* HH:MM indicates the time
HeinzSweet baby vegetables128 mL05/11/14 HH:MM*
2193+0 8EV EX57
0 57000 03424 5* HH:MM indicates the time
HeinzBeef bolognese with vegetables128 mL24/12/14 HH:MM*
2683+0 8GN EX57
0 57000 03420 7* HH:MM indicates the time
HeinzBeef butternut squash rice spinach128 mL23/12/14 HH:MM*
2673+0 8EY EX57

23/12/14 HH:MM*
2673+1 8EY EX57
0 57000 03421 4* HH:MM indicates the time
HeinzTuna sweet corn chowder128 mL07/11/14 HH:MM* 2213+0 8GV EX570 57000 03422 1* HH:MM indicates the time
HeinzButternut squash apricot peas couscous128 mL05/11/14 HH:MM*
2193+0 8EW EX57
0 57000 03425 2* HH:MM indicates the time


For more information, consumers and industry can call the 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

Visit our website to find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at www.healthycanadians.gc.ca

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