Chocolates, kids toys and more recalled from Mississauga and Brampton stores


Published November 26, 2022 at 11:53 am

Multiple products have been recalled from retailers in Ontario this week (Nov. 20-26), including stores in Mississauga and Brampton, due to potential health and safety risks.

See below for more information on each recall:

Lebby brand Dark Chocolate Chickpea Snacks

Lebby: Dark Chocolate Chickpea Snacks - 99 g

Risk: Despite being labelled as vegan, the product contains milk which is not listed on the label.

What you should do: Consumers unable to eat milk products should check if the product can be returned to the store it was purchased from.

My First Words cube by Placote

Placote My First Word Dice

Risk: The product may contain lead above the regulatory limits. A range of serious health effects have been associated with exposure to lead and cadmium, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, and heart and immune system issues.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the pocket cube and return it to Les Editons Passe-Temps Inc. for a full refund of the product or a gift card for an amount greater than the value of the product. Consumers may keep the playing cards included with the product as they do not present a hazard.

Indigo Branded Papa Bear and Mama Bear Mugs

Papa Bear Mug

Risk: The mugs may crack or break when filled with hot liquid, posing a burn and laceration hazards to users. As of September 27, 2022, the company has received eight incident reports in Canada of the mug cracking while in use.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mugs and return them to an Indigo store for a full refund.

Nûby 3-Pack Ring Chill kool Soother Teether

Front of packaged product

Risk: Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program found some samples that were contaminated with the bacteria Bacillus cereus. The bacteria can affect children with weakened immune systems, causing stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea, if the teether is punctured and the liquid filling is ingested.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teethers and contact Elfe Juvenile Products for a free replacement teether.

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