Updated Food Recall Warning - PC Organics brand baby food pouches recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

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OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on February 3, 2017 has been updated to include additional products. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling PC Organics brand baby food pouches from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. A manufacturing error resulted in excess water in the product, which under certain circumstances could support the growth of Clostridium Botulinum and pose a health risk to consumers.  Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The products were sold at the following locations up to and including February 8, 2017.

 

Ontario:

Fortinos, Loblaws, No Frills, Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, valu-mart, Your Independent Grocer, Zehrs, Shoppers Drug Mart, and affiliated independent stores



Atlantic:

Atlantic Superstore, Dominion, Cash&Carry, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Your Independent Grocer, Shoppers Drug Mart, and affiliated independent stores



Québec:

Club entrepôt, Maxi, Maxi & Cie, Presto, Provigo, Provigo le Marché, AXEP, Pharmaprix, and Intermarché



West:

Extra Foods, Loblaws City Market, No Frills, Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Your Independent Grocer, Shoppers Drug Mart, and affiliated independent stores

 

Recalled products

 

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

PC Organics

Apple, Blueberry & Green Pea  strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 06292 7

All codes

PC Organics

Apple Crisp Muffin flavour  puree snack

128 mL

0 60383 13730 4

All codes

PC Organics

Apple, Carrot, Apricot & Millet  strained baby Food

128 mL

0 60383 06996

All codes

PC Organics

Banana, Sweet Potato & Blueberry strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 05362

All codes

PC Organics

Apple strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 02840 4

All codes

PC Organics

Apple, Banana & Blueberry with Yogurt strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 04491

All codes

PC Organics

Apple, Banana & Strawberry with Yogurt strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 04488

All codes

PC Organics

Apple Cherry strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 02843

All codes

PC Organics

Sweet Potato, Apple and Mango strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 06294

All codes

PC Organics

Peach Maple Cobbler Flavour puree snack

128 mL

0 60383 13732 8

All codes

PC Organics

Banana Apple & Carrot strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 05363

All codes

PC Organics

Pumpkin, Apple, Peach & Buckwheat strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 06995

All codes

PC Organics

Prune, Apple, Butternut Squash & Quinoa strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 06994

All codes

PC Organics

Pear strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 02842

All codes

PC Organics

Mango, Apple, Carrot & Peach strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 05369

All codes

PC Organics

Blackberry Cobbler Flavour puree snack

128 mL

0 60383 13731 1

All codes

PC Organics

Banana & Kiwi strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 02846 6

All codes

PC Organics

Mango strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 02841 1

All codes

PC Organics

Banana & Raspberry strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 05480 9

All codes

PC Organics

Banana, Apple, Apricot & Rice strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 05368

All codes

PC Organics

Banana Bread Flavour puree snack

128 mL

0 60383 13589 8

All codes

PC Organics

Pear, Apple and Broccoli strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 06291

All codes

PC Organics

Sweet Potato, Banana & Apricot strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 05366

All codes

PC Organics

Tropical Twist Smoothie with Greek Yogurt puree snack

128 mL

0 60383 15430 1

All codes

PC Organics

Banana, Mango & Apple with Yogurt strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 04489

All codes

PC Organics

Orange Twist Smoothie with Greek Yogurt puree snack

128 mL

0 60383 15431 8

All codes

PC Organics

Prunes strained baby food

128 mL

0 60383 16963 3

All codes

PC Organics

Apple, Banana & Strawberry with Yogurt strained baby food

6x128 mL

0 60383 18427 8

All codes

PC Organics

Sweet Potato, Apple and Mango strained baby food

6x128 mL

0 60383 18429 2

All codes

PC Organics

Banana Apple & Carrot strained baby food

6x128 mL

0 60383 18428 5

All codes

PC Organics

Mango strained baby food

6x128 mL

0 60383 18430 8

All codes

PC Organics

Pear, Apple and Broccoli strained baby food

6x128 mL

0 60383 18426 1

All codes

 

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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.

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been reported illnesses that may be associated with the consumption of these products. 

More information

 

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

For further information: Media enquiries: CFIA Media Relations, 613-773-6600

RELATED LINKS
http://www.inspection.gc.ca

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