This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning - Heinz brand strained prunes may be unsafe due to the potential presence of pieces of rubber

Recall date:
September 9, 2016
Reason for recall:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Kraft Heinz Canada ULC
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, September 9, 2016 - Kraft Heinz Canada is recalling Heinz brand strained prunes from the marketplace due to possible presence of pieces of rubber. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Heinz Strained prunes 128 ml Best Before 2017 JN 10 0 575330 7

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.


This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There has been one reported incident associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

Kraft Heinz Canada: Av Maharaj, Email:

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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