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Food Recall Warning - McCain brand Onion Rings may be unsafe due to glass

Recall date:
September 12, 2014
Reason for recall:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
McCain Foods (Canada)
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, September 12, 2014 - McCain Foods (Canada) is voluntarily recalling McCain brand Onion Rings from the marketplace due to possible glass contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
McCain Onion Rings 397 g Lot Code beginning with V40728 and a Best Before Date of October 28, 2015 0 55773 00089 4 Also included in this recall are all packages where the Lot Code and Best Before Date are not visible

What you should do

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


This recall was triggered by the company. McCain Foods (Canada) is voluntarily recalling the potentially affected product from the marketplace.

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


There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

McCain Foods (Canada): 1-888-530-4333

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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