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Miss Vickie’s Chips Might be “Crunchier” Than You’d Expect

Following Halloween when food lovers are in an adrenaline rush, eating Miss Vickie’s chips might be a real treat or treat. On November 3rd there was a food recall initiated by Miss Vickie’s chips company under the authority of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) who are making sure that all the affected products are withdrawn from the market. The food recall was categorized as the class 2 recall under the classification provided by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Image source: CFIA official website.

The listed products have a possibility to contain the pieces of glass in their ingredient. These may possess a serious hazard if ingested and thus the recall was initiated. Along with the official Canadian government website, Miss Vickie’s website also published a warning regarding the recall urging customers not to consume the specific products.

Image source: CFIA official website.

Affected products include a long list of products with some exceptions to keep to taste buds active. The products which are considered safe to consume includes some 6 products namely

  • Harvest Cheddar

  • Honey Dijon

  • Balsamic Vinegar

  • Lime and Black Pepper

  • Sour Cream and Caramelized onions.

Along with these flavors, some versions of the chips were also excluded in the recall which includes a reduced-fat version of the original chips.

The Miss Vickie’s Chips that are part of this recall were specifically sold in the provinces of Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Nova Scotia. Following the recall, the food chains and the malls where these chips were sold started displaying notice justifying that these products were off the shelf.

Image Source: Miss Vickie's website notice first page

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency urges the food chains along with the customer to dispose of these products or return to the vendor when you come in contact with these products. According to CFIA, there is no such report of any incident from the consumption of these products. And according to the Miss Vickie's website announcement, there is one small reported incidence of dental injury.

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