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Health Hazard Alert - Certain Heinz Strained Meat Baby Food Products have a glass deformity that could break off during normal use

Recall / advisory date:
June 2, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
H.J. Heinz Company of Canada Ltd.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 2, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Heinz Strained Meat baby food products described below as some jars have a glass deformity that could break off during normal use.

The affected products described below are sold in 100 mL (3.52 oz fl) glass jars.

Product UPC Production code Best Before dates
Strained Beef with Broth 0 571650 0 0081 xx:xx*
0481 xx:xx*
0981 xx:xx*
Strained Chicken with Broth 0 571660 7 0091 xx:xx*
0491 xx:xx*
Strained Lamb with Broth 0 571670 4 0501 xx:xx* 2013FE19

* xx:xx – Digits indicate Military time and all times are included.

These products have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of these products.

The manufacturer, Heinz Canada, Leamington, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Heinz Canada at 1-888-570-1675 or by e-mail at:

CFIA by filling out the online feedback form

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Media enquiries

Joan Patterson
Corporate Affairs Leader
Heinz Canada

CFIA Media Relations

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