CANADA: Heath hazard alert – Nescafé brand Espresso instant coffee may contain glass fragments
Posted: May 20th, 2010 - 10:07pm
OTTAWA -– The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nestlé Canada are warning the public not to consume the Nescafé brand Espresso instant coffee described below because the product may contain small fragments of glass.
The affected product, Nescafé Espresso instant coffee, imported from France, is sold in 100 g glass jars with a black sleeve bearing UPC 5500065052. All lot codes are affected by this alert.
This product has been distributed nationally.
There have no reported injuries associated with the consumption of this product.
The importer, Nestlé Canada Inc, North York, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:
Nestlé Consumer Services at 1-800-387-4636 or
CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA’s Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.
To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit our web site at: www.inspection.gc.ca