Tofu, noodles, curry and bikes recalled from stores in Mississauga, Brampton and Ontario

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Published August 21, 2021 at 5:49 pm

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Health Canada reports that multiple products have been recalled from stores in Ontario this week (August 16 to 21) due to potential health and safety risks.

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:


Ying Ying Soy Food brand Sweet & Spicy Tofu

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.

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


Veggie Foodle brand Green Zucchini Whole Vegetable Noodles

Risk: Possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick with symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness.

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


Abo Anwar brand Namoura

Risk: The product contains sesame, cashews and wheat which are not declared on the label.

What you should do: Anyone with an allergy to the above ingredients should check if the product can be returned to the store it was purchased from.


Nomad Nutrition brand Kathmandu Curry

Risk: The product contains mustard and split pea which are not declared on the label.

What you should do: Anyone with an allergy to the above ingredients should check if the product can be returned to the store it was purchased from.


B-Air Blower Fans

Risk: The capacitor in the affected B-Air VP-33 blower fans can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Intertex LLC for a repair kit that includes a free replacement capacitor and easy to follow instructions.


Marin Mountain Bikes

Risk: The bottom bracket on some of these bikes can break during use and cause the rider to lose control, posing fall and crash hazards. As of July 22, 2021, the company has received 6 reports of brackets breaking, including 1 report of minor injuries in Canada.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact Marin Mountain Bikes to confirm whether their bicycle needs a free replacement bottom bracket. Marin authorized retailers will replace the affected bottom bracket (free of charge). No other part of the bicycles is affected.


Various Hallmark softwood round teethers for infants

Risk: The wooden ring can break into small parts, posing a choking hazard. As of July 29, 2021, the company has received 2 reports of the teether breaking into pieces in Canada.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Hallmark’s customer care to be provided with a full reimbursement.


Ravin Crossbows Nocks

Risk: If the white nock is not fully engaged with the bowstring, the crossbow can fail to discharge when the trigger is pulled and can result in the bow discharging while re-nocking of the arrow, posing a laceration hazard.

What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the white nocks and contact Ravin Crossbows to exchange them for free with replacement orange nocks and to receive a merchandise credit. Consumers should follow the manufacturer’s instructions and maintenance guidelines for continued safe operation of the crossbows and nocks.

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