Recently it was discovered that some babies became sick after eating PC Organics rice cereal, a product sold at Loblaw Superstores. Loblaws recalled the rice cereals to prevent any further occurrences as a precautionary measure and parents were advised to check any products they already had at home. You can read a related CBC news article here.
If you have concerns about recalled food products or alerts, check out the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website or the Health Canada website. The CFIA website has some great information including allergy alerts and recently recalled products. They also include listings of the products that have been recalled and often include UPC codes so that consumers who have the goods in their homes can check to see if they have any affected products. The Health Canada website provides consumers with advisories and warnings. They also have good information about where to go if you believe you may have been affected by a recalled product.
For safety information regarding consumer goods such as cosmetics, pesticides, or personal items, you can visit Health Canada’s Product Safety website for information about product advisories, recalls, or general safety.
I hope everyone finds this information helpful and informative. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to comment on our blog!
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Hi Bob! Thanks for reaching out to us here. We don’t oversee this area, but I believe Health Canada would be the folks to talk to if you feel this is a safety concern. Here’s the link to their contact info: http://health.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/consumer-product-safety/advisories-warnings-recalls/report-incident-involving-consumer-product-b.html. I hope this helps!
I bought Paderno bread pans within the last year. We make bread every 2 weeks for our household consumption. Recently I realized after baking in these pans that there was a metallic residue on all sides of my bread and I could see on the pans that the coating was sluffing off. I have contacted the company who has suggested to take the pans back to the store I bought them from for a refund. However, my main concern, and the company has not provided this information though I have asked, is what is this substance that we have been consuming unknowingly in our bread for some time? I believe other consumers should’ve aware that this is happening with these pans. I have taken photos but am reluctant to give up the defective bread pans until I know this will be dealt with.
Hi Jennifer, thanks for the question. Have you considered reaching out to Health Canada? That would be my suggestion. Here’s a link for you: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/consumer-product-safety.html. Thanks!