The Big Carrot Fresh Juice Recall [Canada]


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The Big Carrot Fresh Juice Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: The Big Carrot, a Toronto, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Big Carrot Juices from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected glass fragment contamination and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction, all serious health and safety hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/4AAX30rGXoe

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2021/75553r-eng.php

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

  • The Big Carrot branded Heart of Gold Juice, a fresh fruit juice product marketed, sold and delivered in 10-ounce bottles with a date code of 05 03 and a partial UPC of 07051
  • The Big Carrot branded Heart of Gold, a fresh fruit juice product marketed, sold and delivered in 16-ounce bottles with a date code of 05 03 and a partial UPC of 07124
  • The Big Carrot branded Orange Juice, a fresh fruit juice product marketed, sold and delivered in 16-ounce bottles with a date code of 05 03 and a partial UPC of 07135
  • The Big Carrot branded Turmeric Ginger Shot, a fresh fruit juice product marketed, sold and delivered in 2-ounce bottles with a date code of 05 05 and a partial UPC of 07139

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Fresh Fruit Juices can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Fresh Fruit Juices were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Canadian province of Ontario although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the CFIA, The Big Carrot has recalled certain batch/lots of Big Carrot Juices from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected glass fragment contamination. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Fresh Fruit Juices identified above.

In general, if glass, 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at The Big Carrot from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Sunday.

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 Fresh Fruit Juices, please search for “juice” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Glass Fragment contamination, please search for “glass” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Choking hazards, please search for “Choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Ingestion hazards, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Laceration hazards, please search for “Laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Bowel Obstruction hazards, please search for “bowel” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by The Big Carrot, please search for “Big Carrot” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed for this recall notification
Recalls Direct RIN: 14405-2021
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