October 4th, 2019

Food Recall Warning – Certain Catered Farm Boy™ Diamond Salad Sandwich Platters

Ottawa, ON – October 4, 2019The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued industry wide recalls on various products containing cooked diced chicken products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Farm Boy is notifying consumers of the following recall on our Diamond Salad Sandwich Platters due to possible contamination of the diced chicken used to make these platters. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Brand Product Size UPC Best Before Date
Farm Boy™ Diamond Salad Sandwich Platter Medium N/A Catering Orders up to September 29th, 2019
Farm Boy™ Diamond Salad Sandwich Platter Small N/A Catering Orders up to September 29th, 2019

The Farm Boy Diamond Salad Sandwich Platters (small and medium) are sold through Farm Boys catering – on-line and in-store. Customers are asked to destroy any of the product impacted by the recall and bring a receipt or product label back to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Orders placed after September 29, 2019 are not impacted.

At this time, there have been no confirmed illnesses associated with the products identified in the various recall warnings.

For more information, contact:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 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, visit http://www.inspection.gc.ca, Farm Boy Customer Service at 1-833-863-3344 or customerservice@farmboy.ca.

September 27th, 2019

CFIA Issues Recall on Brandt’s Extra Lean Kolbassa Chub due to possible health hazard.

Ottawa, ON – September 27, 2019CFIA has issued a recall on Brandt’s Extra Lean Kolbassa Chub due to potential listeria monocytogenes contamination, with a best before date of October 19, 2019. The product, sold in the Farm Boy Deli, has been removed from our stores. Consumers should return the product for refund.

Brand Product UPC Best Before Date
Brandt’s Extra Lean Kolbassa Chub 250 g 0077332147480 October 19, 2019

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

September 20th, 2019

Farm Boy Issues Recall on Farm Boy™ Curry Pumpkin Soup due to potential food borne illness.

Ottawa, ON – September 20, 2019Farm Boy has issued a recall on Farm Boy™ Curry Pumpkin Soup due to potential food borne illness, with a best before date of September 25, 2019. The product, sold in the Farm Boy™ Kitchen, have been removed from our stores. Consumers should return the product for refund.

Brand Product UPC Best Before Date
Farm Boy™ Curry Pumpkin Soup 90715 2019 SE 25

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

August 23rd, 2019

Farm Boy Issues Recall on Farm Boy™ Keto Steak Cobb Salad due to potential food borne illness.

Ottawa, ON – August 23, 2019 – Farm Boy has issued a recall on Farm Boy™ Keto Steak Cobb Salad due to potential food borne illness, with a best before date of August 26, 2019. The product, sold in the Farm Boy™ Kitchen, have been removed from our stores. Consumers should return the product for refund. 

Brand Product UPC Code(s) on Product
Farm Boy™ Keto Steak Cobb Salad 008089101205 2019 AU 26

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

August 21st, 2019

Farm Boy Issues Recall on Rinag Chicken Samosas due to foreign material.

Ottawa, ON – August 21, 2019 – Farm Boy has issued a recall on Rinag Baked Chicken Samosas 210 g and Rinag Fried Chicken Samosa 210 g due to stones found by the manufacturer, with all best before dates/codes. The products, sold in the Farm Boy™ Kitchen, have been removed from our stores. Consumers should return the product for refund. 

Brand Product UPC Code(s) on Product
Rinag Chicken Samosa 068423002419 – Baked

068423002407 – Fried

All dates/codes

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

August 8th, 2019

Farm Boy Issues Withdrawal on Farm Boy™ Eight Grain Baguette Crisps due to mislabelling.

Ottawa, ON – August 8, 2019 – Farm Boy has issued a voluntary withdrawal on Farm Boy™ Eight Grain Baguette Crisps 127 g due to a mislabelling issue, with a BBD of 2019 AP 05. The product is brand new and the best before date is not accurate. Consumers should return the product for refund or replacement. 

Brand Product UPC Code(s) on Product
Farm Boy™ Eight Grain Baguette Crisps 0080891201502 2019 AP 05

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

July 11th, 2019

Farm Boy Issues Voluntary Recall on Farm Boy™ 64oz Grain, Cobb and Protein Salads Due to Mislabelling.

Ottawa, ON – June 11, 2019 – Farm Boy has issued a voluntary recall on Farm Boy™ Salads 64oz due to a mislabelling issue leading to undeclared allergens, with  best before dates of July 11, 12 and 13 2019.
  • Keto Chicken – Mislabelled and Undeclared Milk and Egg
  • Power Protein – Mislabelled and Undeclared Soy
  • Harvest Grain – Mislabelled
Customers who have purchased these items with the affected codes and allergies to egg, milk or soy are urged to not consume, and to dispose or return to any Farm Boy for a full refund.
Brand Product UPC Code(s) on Product
Farm Boy™ Harvest Grain Salad 92283 21299
2019.JL.11
2019.JL.12
2019.JL.13
Farm Boy™ Keto Chicken Cobb Salad 92282 21299
2019.JL.11
2019.JL.12
2019.JL.13
Farm Boy™ Power Protein Salad 92281 21299
2019.JL.11
2019.JL.12
2019.JL.13
2019.JL.14
2019.JL.15

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

June 17th, 2019

Farm Boy Issues Recall on Farm Boy™ Fresh Made Tomato Pasta Sauce due to mislabelling.

Ottawa, ON – June 17, 2019 – Farm Boy has issued a voluntary recall on Farm Boy™ Fresh Made Tomato Pasta Sauce 680 ml due to a mislabelling issue, with a best before date of June 23, 2019. The product contains ground beef which is not identified on the label. Consumers should return the product for replacement or refund. 

Brand Product UPC Code(s) on Product
Farm Boy™ Fresh Made Tomato Pasta Sauce 80891201392 June 23, 2019

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

June 3rd, 2019

Farm Boy Issues Recall on Farm Boy™ Fresh Pickles due to quality issues.

Ottawa, ON – June 3, 2019 – Farm Boy has issued a voluntary recall on Farm Boy™ Fresh Pickles (Regular and Spicy) 680 ml due to a quality issue, with a best before date of June 9, 2019. Consumers should return the pickles for replacement or refund. 

Brand Product UPC Code(s) on Product
Farm Boy™ Fresh Pickles (Regular and Spicy) 0029157300000 – Regular 0080891200869 – Spicy June 9, 2019

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

February 17th, 2019

CFIA Issues Recall on Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Ottawa, ON – February 17, 2019 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued an industry wide recall on certain 340 G (12 OZ) Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kits from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, as detailed on the CFIA website. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. We have confirmed that Farm Boy did not stock the Eat Smart Sweet Kale Salad Kit with a Best Before Date of FEB 16, 2019.

 

 

Brand Product UPC Code(s) on Product
Eat Smart Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit 7 09351 89145 8 FEB 16 2019
2019 FE 16
2 01B 032,
2 01A 032, and
2 000 32

As per the CFIA, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

February 11th, 2019

CFIA Issues Recall on a Selection of Betty Bread Brand Products: undeclared ingredients

Ottawa, ON – February 9, 2019 – Les Services Alimentaires Firouz Inc. today announced a recall that affects Betty Bread Brand Whole Wheat Buns sold at our stores, because the products may contain extraneous material, as detailed on the CFIA website. Customers should not consume the recalled products described below. Customers who purchased these items can return them to any Farm Boy location for a full refund.

In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, all of the potentially affected products listed below have been removed from our stores:

Brand Product UPC Best Before Dates/Batch
Betty Brand 100% Whole Wheat Hot Dog Buns 0 59243 00066 7 all units sold up to and including February 8, 2019.
Betty Brand 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns 0 59243 50259 8 all units sold up to and including February 8, 2019.

As per the CFIA, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

November 21st, 2018

Recall of Dark Chocolate Covered Cranberries

Farm Boy is recalling Sucharu International Ltd. Dark Chocolate Covered Cranberries as they may be mislabeled causing an allergen concern. The product in question is made with undeclared milk.

This recall is for products with best before dates listed below. Please be assured that all affected products have been removed from our store shelves.

Brand Product Size PLU Best Before Dates/Batch
Sucharu International Ltd. Dark Chocolate Covered Cranberries 220 g 0077924597181 19 JAN 23
19 FE 06

In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, and as a precaution, all of the potentially affected product has been removed from our stores and destroyed. Customers who have purchased any of these items are urged to not eat them, and to dispose of them or return them to any Farm Boy for a full refund.

It has been confirmed that no reported illnesses have been associated with the consumption of these product codes. Questions regarding the details of the CFIA investigation should be referred to the CFIA.

http://inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/eng/1299076382077/1299076493846

June 19th, 2018

Farm Boy Issues Voluntary Recall on a Selection of Farm Boy Dressings & Salads: undeclared ingredients

Ottawa, ON – June 19, 2018 – Farm Boy 2012 Inc. (Farm Boy) today announced a voluntary recall of a selection of Farm Boy Dressings because the products contain undeclared ingredients that were not listed on the product label.
The products, distributed in all Farm Boy stores throughout Ontario, have been reported by the supplier to contain undeclared sulphites, soy, wheat, salt or potassium sorbate, as noted below. The CFIA has been notified and all affected product has been removed from Farm Boy store shelves. No reactions have been reported to date and an investigation is underway.

Customers with an allergy to sulphites, wheat or soy (as noted below) should not consume these products. Customers who purchased any lot number of these items can return them to any Farm Boy location for a full refund.

In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, and as an extreme precaution, all of the potentially affected products listed below have been removed from our stores:

 

Product – Dressings Size UPC
Farm Boy Ancho Chipotle Dressing (undeclared sulphites) 473 ml 0080891200091
Farm Boy Balsamic Vinaigrette (undeclared soy and wheat) All sizes 0029287200000,

0077893960077,

0080891200222

Farm Boy Coleslaw Dressing (undeclared sulphites) 473 ml 0080891200091
Farm Boy Creamy Ranch Dressing (undeclared sulphites) 350 ml 0080891200399
Farm Boy Honey Dijon Dressing (undeclared sulphites) 350 ml 0077893960059
Farm Boy Honey Raspberry Dressing (undeclared sulphites) 350 ml 0077893960061
Farm Boy Mango Poppyseed Low Fat Dressing (undeclared potassium sorbate and salt) 350 ml 0080891200278
Farm Boy Raspberry Dressing (undeclared sulphites) 350 ml 0029131300000
Farm Boy Red Pepper Chipotle Dressing (undeclared potassium sorbate) 350 ml 0080891200279
Farm Boy Mediterranean Dressing (undeclared soy and salt) 350 ml 80891200480
Farm Boy Zero Sodium Greek Dressing (undeclared soy and salt) 350 ml 7789395568
Product – Salads Size UPC
Farm Boy Coleslaw, Creamy (undeclared sulphites) All sizes 0029983200000
Farm Boy Coleslaw, Traditional (undeclared sulphites) All sizes 0029606300000
Farm Boy Greek Pasta Salad (undeclared soy) All sizes
Farm Boy Greek Salad (undeclared soy) All sizes
Farm Boy Mediterranean Orzo Salad (undeclared soy) All sizes
Farm Boy Mediterranean Salad Bowl (undeclared soy) All sizes
Product – Gift Baskets Size UPC
Farm Boy Gift Baskets that may contain Farm Boy Salad Dressings affected by the recall Small and Extra Large 0029507900000, 0029508100000

 About Farm Boy 2012 Inc.

Selected as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, Eastern Ontario based Farm Boy provides a unique and friendly, fresh-market shopping experience. Featuring their signature farm-fresh produce and organic, natural and locally sourced foods, plus their popular store brands and wholesome fresh prepared meals, made from scratch in the Farm Boy Kitchen. With legions of loyal customers, Farm Boy has grown from a small produce stand starting in Cornwall in 1981 to 26 stores located across Ontario, with Oakville opening this fall. The company plans to continue its fresh market expansion across Ontario.

Media Contact: Farm Boy Home Office 1-613-247-1007, fbmail@farmboy.ca

December 22nd, 2017

Farm Boy Recalls Chocolate Covered Almonds

FARM BOY RECALLS MILK CHOCOLATE COVERED DOUBLE ROASTED ALMONDS

 No injuries reported and no other products affected.

 

Ottawa, ON – December 22, 2017 – Farm Boy 2012 Inc. (Farm Boy) today announced a recall of Farm Boy Milk Chocolate Covered Double Roasted Almonds, 275 g.

The product, distributed in all Farm Boy stores throughout Ontario, has been reported to contain undeclared peanuts originating from the packing process at Rochef Chocolatier Inc. in Gatineau, QC. Only the milk chocolate covered almonds are impacted by the recall.

In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, and as an extreme precaution, all of the potentially affected product has been removed from our stores.

Customers who have purchased this item are urged to return them to any Farm Boy for a replacement or full refund. Customers with a peanut allergy should not consume or share the product.

The product involved in this recall has a best before date of November 21, 2018:

Product Size UPC
Farm Boy™ Milk Chocolate Covered Double Roasted Almonds 275 g 80891200852
Farm Boy™ Gift Basket Small 0029508100000


For more information, contact:

Carolyn Trudel, Director of Public Relations and Market Development
Farm Boy 2012 Inc.
1427 Ogilvie Road, 2nd Floor
Ottawa, ON K1J 8M7
613-747-2363
ctrudel@farmboy.ca

December 1st, 2016

Farm Boy Recalls Farm Boy Fig & Walnut Dip

Ottawa – December 1, 2016 – Ontario-based Farm Boy 2012 Inc. (Farm Boy) today announced a voluntary recall of some of its Farm Boy™ Fig & Walnut Dip.

The products in question have been voluntarily removed from our stores due to quality and safety concerns.

The batch number in question is lot #2411 with a best before date of January 22, 2017.

Farm Boy has notified the CFIA.

Your safety is our number one priority. If you have purchased the affected product, please return it to any Farm Boy for a full refund.

Product(s) involved in this recall:

Product Size UPC Lot Number Best Before Date
Farm Boy Fig & Walnut Dip 283 G 0080891200451 2411 January 22, 2017

For more information, consumers can contact Farm Boy at fbmail@farmboy.ca or the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342.


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