Recalls of the Week: Dangerous Halloween Products Recalled in Mississauga


Published October 25, 2016 at 3:05 am


Although most foods and products are safe, some edibles and items slip through the cracks and when they do, it’s good to be aware so you can fix or avoid them.

Here’s a list of products with recall notices:Crownplace Aladdin MAXbrite 500 Kerosene Lamp Burners

This product has been recalled because its threads can disengage, allowing the burner to disconnect from the base. This issue creates a burn and fire hazard. The affected products are about 10 cm tall and 7.5. cm wide with 9mm burner threads. “Aladdin MAXbrite500” is printed on the burner knob and the patent number is 3551086. The UPC code is 675222125765. If you have this lamp, stop using it and call 800-457-5267 or email [email protected] to inquire about a full refund.

M Herman Co. Inc. Wick Lighters
These no-name refillable wick lighters do not meet the Lighters Regulations put forth by Health Canada, as they are missing the required child-resistant mechanism. The lighters are available in silver or gold with various embossed logos. If you have this lighter in your home, you are advised to dispose of it.

Ha Noi Mung Bean Moon Cake

Ha Noi Restaurant is recalling its Mung Bean Moon Cake because it contains undeclared egg and wheat. If you have an allergy to either ingredient, please dispose of the product or return the product to the store. There has been one reported adverse reaction to the product so far.

Mr. Christie’s Arrowroot Biscuits
Mondelēz Canada is recalling certain date codes of Mr. Christie’s Arrowroot biscuits due to potential off-taste. Illnesses have been reported in relation to these cookies, so you should dispose of them or return them to the store if they’re in your home.

Imperial Caviar & Seafood Salmon Roe
This recall is part of an expansion of a previous recall. Imperial Caviar & Seafood is recalling its salmon roe from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. If you have consumed this product and feel sick, please contact your doctor. If this product is in your home, dispose of it or return it to the store. Foods contaminated with the bacteria may not look or smell spoiled, but they can cause illness. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In some cases, death has occurred. The affected product has a UPC code of 1 86866 00010 8.

Dangerous Halloween Products Sold by Spirit Halloween

This is timely! Health Canada is advising consumers to check this list before using or puchasing a Spirit Halloween product. According to Health Canada, the organization visited 45 stores across Canada and discovered that 23 stores are selling products that they initially agreed to recall or discontinue selling. Some affected products include the Spirit Halloween 100 Purple String Lights (fire and shock hazard due to loose wiring), Spirit Halloween Pumpkin Tiki Torch (missing hazard labelling and child-resistant cap), Spirit Halloween Black Angel Wings (fire hazard) and more.
Soylent Food Bar
Rosa Foods Inc. is recalling the Soylent brand food bar due to reported illnesses. If you enjoy Soylent products, you should avoid these.

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