Low Carb Canada Smart Cake Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Low Carb CanadaLow Carb Canada recalls certain batch/lots of Smart Cake branded Cake Products from the Canadian marketplace 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/3jpu30pZibM

Direct link: https://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/71820r-eng.php

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

  • Smart Cake branded Chocolate Smart Cake, sold in 120 gram packages with a batch/lot of 177 and a UPC of 7 36846 00656 1
  • Smart Cake branded Raspberry Cream Smart Cake, sold in 120 gram packages with a batch/lot of 177 and a UPC of 8 53817 00825 3

According to the CFIA, Low Carb Canada has recalled certain batch/lots of Smart Cake branded Cake Products due to suspected metal fragment contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Cake 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 Smart Cake branded Chocolate Smart Cakes or Raspberry Cream Smart Cakes, 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/or GI tract laceration damage.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company on the Web at https://help.lowcarbcanada.ca/contact.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints 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 Smart Cake products, please search for “cake” or more generically, “baked goods” 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 Low Carb Canada, please search for “Low Carb Canada” 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 Smart Cake brand name, please search for “Smart Cake” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 13480
Recalls Direct RIN: 12368-2019
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