Pfenning’s Organic brand Carrots for Juicing Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: 9542 - CFIA - Pfenning's Organic Vegetables brand Carrots for Juicing Recall [Canada]Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables Inc. recalls certain batch/lots of Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables Inc. brand Carrots for Juicing due to suspected risk of metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, a serious health hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/Rq2930h65Kv

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2017/65336r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Bulk Carrots are subject to this recall:

  • Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables Inc. brand Carrots for Juicing, sold in 25-pound bags with a product code of 307RA

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CFIA, Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables Inc. has recalled certain batch/lots of Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables Inc. brand Carrots for Juicing due to suspected risk of metal fragment contamination.

In general, if plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Carrots for Juicing, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency using the online Web form available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Carrots, please search for “carrot” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Metal Fragment contamination, please search for “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables Inc., please search for “Pfenning” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 11908
Recalls Direct RIN: 9542-2017
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