Le Verger à Ti-Paul Inc. of Saint-Elzéar, Quebec, Canada, is recalling their company’s brand of Cider because of lead contamination.
The recalled products have been sold in Quebec, Canada, according to the recall notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
|Le Verger à Ti-Paul||“Le clandestin – cidre à l’érable – cidre aromatisé pétillant gazéifié”||355 ml||F32030322||7 64283 30096 6|
|Le Verger à Ti-Paul||“L’intraitable – cidre de pomme pétillant”||750 ml||F27161221||7 64283 30097 3|
Consumers and retailers should not use, sell, serve or distribute the affected products.
About lead contamination
Lead is a toxic substance present in the environment in small amounts and everyone is exposed to some lead from daily actions such as inhaling dust, eating food, or drinking water.
Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. While lead can affect nearly every bodily system, its effects depend upon the amount of and duration of lead exposure and the age of the person exposed.
Symptoms can include abdominal pain, vomiting, lethargy, irritability, weakness, behavior or mood changes, delirium, seizures, and coma. However, infants, young children and the developing fetus can be affected by chronic exposure to amounts of lead that may not result in obvious symptoms of lead poisoning.
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