Loblaw President Choice Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda


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15444 - CFIA - President Choice branded Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Loblaw Companies Ltd., a Brampton, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of President Choice branded Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda 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, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/oP0T30s9HyU

Direct link: https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/en/alert-recall/pc-brand-lemon-ginger-sicilian-soda-recalled-due-possible-presence-glass

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda products are subject to this recall:

  • President Choice branded Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Sodas, packaged in four (4) by 200 mL glass bottles with a production date code of 2021 SE 24 0, a best-before date code of 2023 SE 24 and a UPC of 60383 02157 3

Please consult the photograph above for details of the beverage’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda products can be found on the Web site above.

Logo - PC President's Choice==> No 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 President Choice branded Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in all Canadian provinces, although it is always possible these beverage products had wider distribution outside the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

Logo - Loblaw CompaniesAccording to the CFIA, Loblaw Companies has recalled certain batch/lots of President Choice branded Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda products 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, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda products identified above.

==> For information about Insect contamination, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

In general, if glass, plastic, insect 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled President Choice branded Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda 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 properly treat infection, risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction, and/or severe illness.

If you have any questions concerning this recall, please contact Loblaw Companies Limited toll-free at 1-800-296-2332 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or on the Web at http://www.loblaws.ca/contact-us.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please e-mail the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) at information@inspection.gc.ca. 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@inspection.gc.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled PC Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda, please search for “soda” or more generically, “beverages” 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 Glass fragment hazards, please search for “glass” 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 caused by suspected generic Bacterial contamination, please search for “bacterial” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Loblaw Companies Limited, please search for “Loblaw” 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 President’s Choice or PC brand names, please search for “President’s Choice” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

French/Français:
You can also read about this recall in French here (“ACIA”):
https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/fr/avis-rappel/rappel-soda-sicilien-citron-et-gingembre-marque-pc-en-raison-presence-possible-morceaux

Vous pouvez également lire ce rappel en français ici (“ACIA”):
https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/fr/avis-rappel/rappel-soda-sicilien-citron-et-gingembre-marque-pc-en-raison-presence-possible-morceaux

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More information about this recall:
CFIA/ACIA reference number: RA-63888
Recalls Direct RIN: 15444-2022
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