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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 - Arctic Gardens brand Veg-e Protein products recalled due to defective packaging

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
September 27, 2018
Reason for recall:
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
Bonduelle Canada Inc.
New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, September 27, 2018 - Bonduelle Canada Inc. is recalling Arctic Garden brand Veg-e Protein products from the marketplace due to defective packaging that may allow for pieces of the plastic zipper to fall into the product during microwaving. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Arctic Gardens Veg-e Protein – Macaroni and Cauliflower 300 g 0 55686 21031 1 H 8087 M
H 8088 M
H 8186 M
H 8187 M
Arctic Gardens Veg-e Protein – Orzo and Green Chick Peas 300 g 0 55686 21032 8 H 8184 M
H 8185 M
H 8186 M
H 8264 M
Arctic Gardens Veg-e Protein – Quinoa and Soy Beans 300 g 0 55686 21033 5 H 8103 R
H 8158 R
H 8159 R

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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