Baby crib, fishing toy, hammer, burger patties and curry bowls recalled from Ontario stores

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Published April 23, 2023 at 4:44 pm

This week, several products ranging from baby cribs and children’s toys to Angus beef patties and curry bowls are all being recalled from stores in Mississauga, Brampton and beyond.

Ontario residents are being urged by Health Canada to check their homes and freezers for the following items as some contain dangerous levels of lead causing health risks to young children, while other products may induce allergic reactions if consumed.

BabyTeddy 7 in 1 Convertible Baby Crib Wooden Baby Cot 

BabyTeddy 7 in 1 Convertible Baby Crib Wooden Baby Cot

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program  determined that the crib does not meet the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations for reasons including:

  • The potential that slats of the crib can break
  • The gold paint used on the crib contains lead in excess of allowable limits.

Lead is highly toxic, especially to children.  Exposure to lead can cause harm to health, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, serious brain injury, convulsions, coma, as well as effects related to the liver, kidneys, heart and immune system. In extreme cases, there have been deaths.

Risk: Potential entrapment and injury hazards to infants and toxic levels of lead causing serious health issues.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the crib and safely dispose of the item in such a way that it cannot be used again. An alternate and safe sleeping environment should be found for the child.


M&M Food Market brand Angus Beef Burgers

The affected Angus beef burgers are being recalled due to undeclared gluten and wheat.

Risk: Poses health risks to individuals who have a gluten or wheat intolerable which can cause symptoms like hives, nausea, rashes, vomiting, itchy skin and diarrhea.

What you should do: Do not consume the product if you have sensitivity to gluten or wheat.


Kid Casters Children’s Fishing Rod

Model No. KCBAGBLUE

Several styles of the Caster children fishing rod are being recalled. The model number can be found on the bottom of the rod near the handle, and the lot code is located on the base of the rod at the bottom when oriented for use.

The ceramic guide at the tip of the fishing rods contains an excess amount of allowable led according to the Consumer Products Containing Lead Regulations.

Lead is highly toxic, especially to children.

Risk: Exposure to lead can cause harm to health including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, serious brain injury, convulsions, coma, as well as effects related to the liver, kidneys, heart and immune system. In extreme cases, there have been deaths.

What you should do: Immediately stop using the recalled fishing rods and contact Lil Anglers to arrange for return of the product and a refund or replacement.

As of April 11, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.


Stanley FATMAX and DEWALT Fiberglass Sledgehammers

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The head of the sledgehammers can loosen prematurely and detach unexpectedly during use.

Risk: Potentially posing an impact injury hazard to the user.

What you should do: Immediately stop using the product and contact Stanley Black & Decker for a refund.

As of March 15, 2023, the company has received 1 report of a sledgehammer head detaching in Canada, and no report of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 191 reports of sledgehammer heads detaching and 2 reports of injuries to the user.


Boosh brand Coconut Curry Cauli Bowl

Boosh - Coconut Curry Cauli Bowl - 275 g - front

The affected item contains milk which is not declared on the label.

Risk: Poses health risks to individuals who have a milk allergy which can cause symptoms like hives, nausea, rashes, vomiting, itchy skin and diarrhea.

What you should do: Do not consume recalled products to which you are allergic or sensitive and throw it away.

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