Iceberg & Originale Augustin Ice Cream Recall [Canada]


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Iceberg & Originale Augustin Ice Cream Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Agropur Cooperative, a Saint-Hubert, Québec establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Iceberg branded and Originale Augustin branded Ice Cream Sandwich products due to suspected 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/cQFH30pbMO7

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/70507r-eng.php

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

  • Iceberg branded Mega Sandwiches Vanilla Ice Cream, sold in 8 by 190 mL sandwich cartons with a batch/lot designation of 2021 MA 29 19149 and a UPC of 74276 11816
  • Originale Augustin branded Mega Sandwich Vanilla Ice Cream, sold in 30 by 190 mL sandwich cartons with batch/lot designation of 19134 BB/MA 2020MA14, 19135 BB/MA 2020MA15, 19141 BB/MA 2020MA21, 19142 BB/MA 2020MA22, 19147 BB/MA 2020MA27, 19148 BB/MA 2020MA28, 19168 BB/MA 2020JN17, 19170 BB/MA 2020JN19, 19176 BB/MA 2020JN25 or 19177 BB/MA 2020JN26 and a UPC of 74276 11885

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Ice Cream Sandwich products can be found on the Web site above.

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

According to the CFIA, Agropur Cooperative has recalled certain batch/lots of Iceberg brand and Originale Augustin brand Ice Cream Sandwich products from the Canadian marketplace due to possible presence of Metal Fragments. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Ice Cream Sandwich products identified above.

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 Iceberg branded or Originale Augustin branded Ice Cream Sandwich products, 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle choking and internal lacerations.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Agropur Cooperative’s Consumer Service Line toll-free at 1-800-501-1150 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

If you have any further 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 reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or 1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at 1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Ice Cream Sandwich products, please search for “ice cream” or more generically, “dairy” 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 Agropur Cooperative, please search for “Agropur” 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 Iceberg brand name, please search for “Iceberg” 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 Originale Augustin brand name, please search for “Augustin” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed
Recalls Direct RIN: 11807-2019
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