Iron Vegan branded Protein Bar Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Iron Vegan branded Protein Bar Recall [Canada]Pro-Amino International Inc., a Mirabel, Quebec establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Iron Vegan branded Sprouted Protein Bars due to suspected risk of metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/xW5I30knVNl

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/67002r-eng.php

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

  • Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein branded Coconut Cashew Cluster Bars, sold in single-serve 64 gram bars with a batch/lot code of 207 384 and a UPC of 8 37229 00796 7
  • Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein branded Coconut Cashew Cluster Bars, sold in 12 count, 64 gram bar boxes with a batch/lot code of 207 384 and a UPC of 8 37229 00798 1
  • Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein branded Double Chocolate Brownie Bars, sold in single-serve 64 gram bars with a batch/lot code of 207 367 and a UPC of 8 37229 00741 7
  • Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein branded Double Chocolate Brownie Bars, sold in 12 count, 64 gram bar boxes with a batch/lot code of 207 367 and a UPC of 8 37229 00787 5
  • Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein branded Peanut Chocolate Chip Bars, sold in single-serve 62 gram bars with a batch/lot code of 207 373 and a UPC of 8 37229 00742 4
  • Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein branded Peanut Chocolate Chip Bars, sold in 12 count, 64 gram bar boxes with a batch/lot code of 207 373 and a UPC of 8 37229 00788 2
  • Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein branded Sweet and Salty Caramel Bars, sold in single-serve 64 gram bars with a batch/lot code of 207 379 and a UPC of 8 37229 00743 1
  • Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein branded Sweet and Salty Caramel Bars, sold in 12 count, 64 gram bar boxes with a batch/lot code of 207 379 and a UPC of 8 37229 00797 4

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, Pro-Amino International has recalled certain batch/lots of its Iron Vegan branded Sprouted Protein Bars due to suspected 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 have any questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

You can also visit the company’s Web site regarding this recall here: http://www.ironvegan.ca/bar-recall-notice/

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Protein Bars, please search for “energy bar” or more generically, “snack food” 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 “metal” or more generically, “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 Pro-Amino International Inc., please search for “Pro-Amino” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Iron Vegan brand name, please search for “Iron Vegan” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 12296
Recalls Direct RIN: 10272-2018
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