Heinz brand strained prunes may be unsafe due to the potential presence of pieces of rubber

Starting date:
September 9, 2016
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Kraft Heinz Canada
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 9, 2016 - Kraft Heinz Canada is recalling Heinz brand strained prunes from the marketplace due to possible presence of pieces of rubber. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Who is affected

There has been one reported incident associated with the consumption of this product.


This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Heinz Strained prunes 128 ml Best Before 2017 JN 10 0 575330 7


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For more information

Kraft Heinz Canada: Av Maharaj, Email: av.maharaj@kraftheinzcompany.com

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