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Recall of Pear Juices for Toddlers Due to Possible Contamination with Arsenic in Canada

Issue Date

11 March 2008


Source of Information

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Canada


Food Product

Pear juice for toddlers


Product Description

Product Name


(Universal Product Code)
Lot Code

President’s Choice Organics Pear Juice from Concentrate for Toddlers (Size: 1L)

0 60383 70935 8


Beech Nut Pear Juice from Concentrate with Vitamin C added (Size: 128mL)

0 523842 8

2009 FE 02 A0384B0935
Reason for Recall

Product may be contaminated with the heavy metal arsenic.


Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The CFS has contacted the relevant authorities for more information and alerted the trade about the case. The Centre will monitor the situation closely.


Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected products.


Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected products


Further Information

The CFIA website

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
12 March 2008


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