Grain Processing Pure-Dent Corn Starch Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Blendtek Fine Ingredients Inc.Blendtek Fine Ingredients Inc., a Cambridge, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Grain Processing Corporation branded Pure-Dent B700 Corn Starch 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/CICW30qsSjb

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2020/72615r-eng.php

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

  • Grain Processing Corporation branded Pure-Dent B700 Corn Starch, sold in 22.68 kilogram containers with a manufacture date of 12/27/2019 and a batch/lot code of 1B000239979

According to the CFIA, Blendtek Fine Ingredients has recalled certain batch/lots of Blendtek Fine Ingredients branded Corn Starch products from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected metal fragment contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Corn Starch identified above.

In general, if glass 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 wholesaler or distributor for refund or toss it out in your commercial garbage, making sure neither small children nor pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Blendtek Fine Ingredients branded Corn Starch 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 outlet 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 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 Corn Starch, please search for “corn” or more generically, “vegetables” 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 Blendtek Fine Ingredients, please search for “Blendtek” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 13764
Recalls Direct RIN: 12850-2020
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