Poppy seeds, air fryers, and hand soap recalled in Mississauga and Brampton


Published April 24, 2022 at 4:34 pm

Multiple products have been recalled from stores in Ontario this week (Apr. 18 to 24) due to potential health and safety risks, including stores in Mississauga and Brampton.

Residents are advised to check if they have these products at home and avoid using or consuming them out of caution.

The following products are affected:

Various poppy seeds

Risk: Possible Salmonella contamination. Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick with symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Risks are higher for young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems.

What you should do: Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. If you think you became sick from eating a recalled product, contact your doctor.

Insignia Air Fryers and Air Fryer Oven

Recalled Insignia - 3.4qt Analog Air Fryer - Black  NS-AF32MBK9-C

Risk: The product can overheat, posing a potential burn and fire hazard. As of March 25th, 2022, the company has identified 36 reports of incidents including 1 report of minor injury in Canada.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air fryers and air fryer ovens, check to see if their model is included in the recall and return the product through the return process of the original place of purchase. Products purchased from Best Buy Canada can be returned for a refund in the form of a credit for use at Best Buy Canada.

ESCA Tech D-Lead Hand Soap

3.78 L Bottle

Risk: Some of the recalled products may have the potential to spoil if exposed to an external source of microbial contamination due to a manufacturing issue.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hand soap and contact ESCA Tech, Inc. for more information on product disposal and replacement.

Portable Baby Tent Playpen with Basketball Hoop

Portable Baby Tent Playpen with Basketball Hoop

Risk: The black mesh part of the fabric cover poses a flammability hazard. In addition, the top corners of the playpen can allow a child’s head to pass through, posing an entrapment hazard.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled playpen and discard the fabric cover in their regular household garbage. Consumers can contact [email protected] to request a new fabric cover.

Norwex Ceramic Knives

Norwex Ceramic Knive

Risk: The handle of the affected knives can break during use and pose a laceration hazard to the consumer’s hands or fingers.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled knives and contact Norwex for instructions describing the process to return the product for a product of equal or greater value.

Baby Trend Activity Walkers

Baby Trend 3.0 Activity Walker, Yellow Sprinkles

Risk: Baby walkers are banned in Canada and may pose an injury hazard. Children in baby walkers are exposed to hazards that would not normally be accessible if the child were not supported by the walker, posing a variety of risks of injury to the child. Children in baby walkers can also fall down the stairs, which could result in injury or death.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby walkers and contact Triplenet Pricing Inc. for instructions on how to obtain a refund.

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