Cheese, medicine and more are being recalled in Mississauga and Brampton
Published December 11, 2022 at 2:07 pm
Multiple food items and other products have been recalled from retailers in Ontario this past week (Dec. 5 to 11), including stores in Mississauga and Brampton, due to potential health and safety risks.
See below for more information on each recall:
Risk: Possible Listeria contamination. Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk.
What you should do: Recalled food products should be thrown out or returned to the store they were purchased from.
Risk: The product may contain the presence of foreign matter.
What you should do: Stop using the recalled product and contact your health care practitioner if you have used this product and have concerns about your health. Return the product to your local pharmacy for proper disposal.
Risk: This voluntary recall involves 656 individual cigarette packs (82 cartons) of Vantage Special (Vantage Spécial), King Size, 25 cigarettes only sold in Ontario. The cigarettes do not meet regulations and may pose an increased fire hazard. Cigarettes that are dropped onto furniture, bedding or other textile products may cause a fire to start.
What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the cigarettes and contact the manufacturer, JTI-Macdonald Corp., to return the product for a replacement product.
Risk: The lack of child-resistant packaging and appropriate labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the products and lead to serious illness or injury.
What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products, keep them out of reach of children and contact the company or safely dispose of them in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements.
Risk: The affected product does not meet CSA certification requirements, posing an electrical hazard.
What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and safely dispose of the product in accordance with municipal hazardous waste requirements.
Risk: The recalled battery may overheat, posing a fire hazard.
What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product, request a replacement and dispose of the product.
Risk: A safety feature may not operate correctly to turn off power if the product enters an overheating state due to a thermal malfunction, posing a potential fire hazard.
What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product, unplug the device and contact 3M for reimbursement.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising