Alasko Frozen Pea & Carrot Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Alasko Foods Inc.Alasko Foods Inc., a Montreal, Quebec establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Alasko branded IQF Peas and Carrots due to suspected rock and wood 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/86mm30px0n4

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/70981r-eng.php

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

  • Alasko branded IQF (“Individual Quick Freezing”) Peas and Carrots, sold in six (6) by 2 kilogram bags with a production code of 11-17-2018 WZ, a batch/lot code of PO 89273-01 with a UPC of 1 069505 817370 6

According to the CFIA, Alasko Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of Alasko branded IQF Peas and Carrots due to suspected rock and wood fragment contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Frozen Vegetables identified above.

In general, if stone, wood 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 Alasko branded IQF Peas and Carrots, 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 properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Alasko Foods toll free at 1-888-925-2756 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company using the information contained on its Contact Us Web page at https://www.alasko.com/en/contact.

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 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 Frozen Vegetables, please search for “vegetables” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Stone and/or Wood contamination, please search for “stone” or “wood” 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 Alasko Foods Inc., please search for “Alasko Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 13203
Recalls Direct RIN: 12044-2019
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