March 7, 2002
Health Hazard Alert: Presence of
Glass Particles in Taster's Choice 340g Instant Coffee
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Nestlé Canada are warning the public
not to consume Taster?s Choice 340 g Instant Coffee because some jars may
contain pieces of glass.
The following products are affected by this alert.
Taster?s Choice, Original Blend, 340g, Best Before dates from 2003 JL (July
2003) up to and including 2004 JA (January 2004), UPC 055000 021241
Taster?s Choice, Naturally Decaffeinated, 340g, Best Before dates from 2003
JL (July 2003) up to and including 2004 JA (January 2004), UPC 055000
Consumers can check the best before date on the side of the metal cap. No
other products and sizes are affected by this alert.
The manufacturer, Nestlé Canada, Toronto, Ontario reported to the CFIA that
it was voluntarily recalling these nationally distributed products. There
has been one reported injury associated with the consumption of these
Nestlé Canada asks that consumers call 1-800-387-4636 to request a prepaid
envelope to send the cap for a full refund.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is monitoring the effectiveness of the
For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following
Nestlé Canada, 1-800-387-4636
CFIA, In the province of Quebec 1-800-561-3350; or
CFIA, In other provinces and territories 1-800-442-2342.