Walmart Great Value Popping Corn Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Walmart LogoWalmart Canada Corp. recalls certain batch/lots of Great Value Popping Corn due to suspected Insect fragment contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness as well as risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health hazards. CFIA: http://ht.ly/wblA30ifzGT

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/65948r-eng.php

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

  • Great Value brand Popping Corn, sold in 1 kilogram containers; affected batch/lots: all best-before dates purchased on or before December 28, 2017 and with a UPC of 6 81131 76007 2

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

According to the CFIA, Walmart Canada Corp. has recalled certain batch/lots of Great Value Popping Corn due to suspected Insect fragment contamination.

In general, if insect 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 Popping Corn, 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 complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency at the following page: 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 Popping Corn, please search for “corn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Walmart Canada Corp., please search for “Walmart” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 12017
Recalls Direct RIN: 9750-2018
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