USA/Canada -The FDA is issuing this recall notice from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to alert U.S. consumers who may have purchased these products in Canada not to eat or serve them. The products under recall were manufactured specifically for the Canadian marketplace. – Updated Food Recall Warning – PC Organics brand baby food pouches recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria – Clostridium botulinum

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The food recall warning issued on February 3, 2017 has been updated to include additional products. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling PC Organics brand baby food pouches from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. A manufacturing error resulted in excess water in the product, which under certain circumstances could support the growth of Clostridium Botulinum and pose a health risk to consumers. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The products were sold at the following locations up to and including February 8, 2017.

Ontario: Fortinos, Loblaws, No Frills, Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, valu-mart, Your Independent Grocer, Zehrs, Shoppers Drug Mart, and affiliated independent stores

Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore, Dominion, Cash&Carry, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Your Independent Grocer, Shoppers Drug Mart, and affiliated independent stores

Québec: Club entrepôt, Maxi, Maxi & Cie, Presto, Provigo, Provigo le Marché, AXEP, Pharmaprix, and Intermarché

West: Extra Foods, Loblaws City Market, No Frills, Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Your Independent Grocer, Shoppers Drug Mart, and affiliated independent stores


Recalled Products

Brand Name

Common Name

Size

Code(s) on Product

UPC

PC Organics

Apple, Blueberry & Green Pea strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 06292 7

PC Organics

Apple Crisp Muffin flavour puree snack 128 mL All codes 0 60383 13730 4

PC Organics

Apple, Carrot, Apricot & Millet strained baby Food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 06996

PC Organics

Banana, Sweet Potato & Blueberry strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 05362

PC Organics

Apple strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 02840 4

PC Organics

Apple, Banana & Blueberry with Yogurt strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 04491

PC Organics

Apple, Banana & Strawberry with Yogurt strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 04488

PC Organics

Apple Cherry strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 02843

PC Organics

Sweet Potato, Apple and Mango strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 06294

PC Organics

Peach Maple Cobbler Flavour puree snack 128 mL All codes 0 60383 13732 8

PC Organics

Banana Apple & Carrot strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 05363

PC Organics

Pumpkin, Apple, Peach & Buckwheat strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 06995

PC Organics

Prune, Apple, Butternut Squash & Quinoa strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 06994

PC Organics

Pear strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 02842

PC Organics

Mango, Apple, Carrot & Peach strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 05369

PC Organics

Blackberry Cobbler Flavour puree snack 128 mL All codes 0 60383 13731 1

PC Organics

Banana & Kiwi strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 02846 6

PC Organics

Mango strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 02841 1

PC Organics

Banana & Raspberry strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 05480 9

PC Organics

Banana, Apple, Apricot & Rice strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 05368

PC Organics

Banana Bread Flavour puree snack 128 mL All codes 0 60383 13589 8

PC Organics

Pear, Apple and Broccoli strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 06291

PC Organics

Sweet Potato, Banana & Apricot strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 05366

PC Organics

Tropical Twist Smoothie with Greek Yogurt puree snack 128 mL All codes 0 60383 15430 1

PC Organics

Banana, Mango & Apple with Yogurt strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 04489

PC Organics

Orange Twist Smoothie with Greek Yogurt puree snack 128 mL All codes 0 60383 15431 8

PC Organics

Prunes strained baby food 128 mL All codes 0 60383 16963 3

PC Organics

Apple, Banana & Strawberry with Yogurt strained baby food 6×128 mL All codes 0 60383 18427 8

PC Organics

Sweet Potato, Apple and Mango strained baby food 6×128 mL All codes 0 60383 18429 2

PC Organics

Banana Apple & Carrot strained baby food 6×128 mL All codes 0 60383 18428 5

PC Organics

Mango strained baby food 6×128 mL All codes 0 60383 18430 8

PC Organics

Pear, Apple and Broccoli strained baby food 6×128 mL All codes 0 60383 18426 1

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Related recalls

2017-02-03 – PC Organics brand Apple, Blueberry & Green Pea strained baby food recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteriadisclaimer icon
More information

Loblaw Companies Ltd.: Customer Inquiries: 1-888-495-5111 or customerservice@presidentschoice.ca

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

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