Some packages of Tums recalled in Canada over fibreglass, aluminum foil fragments


OTTAWA, Ont. — Well being Canada is warning of an ongoing recall on sure packages of Tums tablets as a consequence of fibreglass fragments and aluminum foil.

The recall is for Tums Peppermint Common Energy tablets offered in a package deal of three rolls containing 12 tablets every. Some tablets have been discovered to include fragments of fibreglass and different materials, together with paper and aluminum foil, Well being Canada mentioned. 

The affected product is from lot HA7H, NPN 01970240, with an expiry date of August 2027. The packages have been distributed throughout Canada beginning on Oct. 25. 

If consumed, the fragments ought to go by way of most individuals’s digestive programs with no concern, Well being Canada mentioned. Nevertheless, aged folks with slim areas of their intestines due to illness or surgical procedure could also be susceptible to harm.

Well being Canada mentioned folks ought to cease utilizing the product, and people who have taken it and have well being considerations ought to converse to their well being practitioner.