Crackers with possible plastic and metal pieces found in ground pork: Here are this week’s recalls

Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalled several items this week, including Skims children’s sleep sets, ground pork and leaf blowers.


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a recall Tuesday for Centennial Food Service. ground pork due to possible metal pieces in the meat.

The 5-kilogram packages of ground pork have production dates listed as November 6 and 8, 2023.

The CFIA did not mention whether there have been reports of illnesses associated with the product or how the recall was triggered.

This comes after Ciambelle was removed from Balocco by the CFIA on Wednesday. cookiesin the taste of cream and egg, due to possible pieces of plastic in the cookies.

The 350 gram bags can be identified by their universal product code 8001100011875 and their expiration date of January 31, 2025.

Children’s sleepwear

Health Canada issued a joint recall of Skims children’s fleece on Thursday sleeping game due to flammability risks.

The recall involving Kim Kardashian’s shapewear brand is for matching plaid shirt and pants sleepwear sets in four colors: blue, multicolor, cypress and wine. The recalled sets were sold in sizes ranging from 2T to 10.

They have been recalled because they do not meet the flammability standards of the Children’s Sleepwear Regulation, according to the notice.

According to the recall, loose-fitting sleepwear can come into contact with stoves, candles and matches more easily than tight-fitting sleepwear, increasing the risk of burns to a child’s body.

The company said only 23 sleep sets were sold in Canada from November 2023 to February 2024, and more than 800 in the US.

As of April 19, the company had not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Health Canada said customers should stop using the sleep sets and contact Skims for a refund.

foam rollers

Health Canada issued a recall Thursday for Creativity Street foam rollers due to higher than normal lead levels.

Children’s foam rollers can be identified by the Universal Product Code 021196051706, located on the back of the cardboard packaging label.

The rollers have a yellow pattern and plastic handles of various colors, depending on the recall.

Foam roller handles contain lead, posing an exposure risk to children. According to the recall, lead is toxic and has serious health effects, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea and serious brain damage.

The company said 24 foam rollers were sold in Canada between September 2023 and January 2024.

No incidents or injuries have been reported in Canada as of April 19.

Health Canada urges customers to stop using foam rollers and contact Dixon for a return and refund.

Leaf blowers

Health Canada issued a recall Thursday for DR Power vacuum cleaners and leaf blowers due to the risk of laceration.

The recall affects three products (a leaf blower, a trailer leaf vacuum and a walk-behind leaf vacuum) that were sold in orange and black.

The complete list of blower and vacuum model numbers is found on the Health Canada website.

The recall says that equipment components can become loose inside the unit and ejected, which could cause injury to both users and those nearby.

The company said 953 units were sold in Canada from September 2014 to February 2024, and while no incidents or injuries were reported in Canada, 22 incidents were reported in the US.

bed hand rails

Health Canada issued a recall Thursday for Essential Medical Supply hand rails for bed due to the risk of entrapment and suffocation.

The recall involves four different rail configurations, including with and without floor supports and bags.

The recall says that when the bed rail is attached to a bed, the user can become trapped inside it, or between the rail and the side of the mattress. This can lead to injury or even death from suffocation, she added.

As of April 24, the company had not received any reports of incidents or injuries, and only 20 units were sold in Canada between October 2006 and December 2021.

Health Canada said clients should stop using bed rails.

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