Several complaints about the smell of PC brand infant cereal have caused Loblaws to order a recall. Eight varieties of infant cereals under the President's Choice Brand are on the list because of an "unpleasant rancid odour."

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the cereals have been distributed nationally and there is one reported illness linked to eating them.

All of the Mixed Grains, Oat Cereal and Wheat Cereal products are sold in 227 gram green and white packages. 

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Loblaw Companies Limited, President's Choice Customer Service at 1-888-495-5111 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).

OTTAWA, June 2, 2011 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Heinz Strained Meat baby food products described below as some jars have a glass deformity that could break off during normal use.

The affected products described below are sold in 100 mL (3.52 oz fl) glass jars.

Product UPC Production code Best Before dates 
Strained Beef with Broth 0 571650 0 0081 xx:xx*
0481 xx:xx*
0981 xx:xx* 2013JA08
Strained Chicken with Broth 0 571660 7 0091 xx:xx*
0491 xx:xx* 2013JA09
Strained Lamb with Broth 0 571670 4 0501 xx:xx* 2013FE19 

* xx:xx – Digits indicate Military time and all times are included.

These products have been distributed nationally.

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

The manufacturer, Heinz Canada, Leamington, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected products 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:

Heinz Canada at 1-888-570-1675 or by e-mail at:

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:

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: Food and consumer product recalls are also available at