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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 - Foremost brand milk products recalled due to possible presence of sharp metal objects

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
June 12, 2017
Reason for recall:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:

Recall details

Ottawa, June 12, 2017 - Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Foremost brand milk products from the marketplace due to the possible presence of sharp metal objects. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Foremost 2% M.F. Partly Skimmed Milk 4 L 0 61483 11533 9 All codes
Foremost 3.25% M.F. Homogenized Milk 4 L 0 61483 10533 0 All codes

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

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