These TUMS Tablets Are Being Recalled Across Canada Because They May Contain Metal Pieces

If you're a person that suffers from tummy troubles from time to time, you may want to check your bottle of TUMS.

On Thursday, November 4, Health Canada issued a recall for TUMS Assorted Berries Extra Strength Tablets because they "may contain metal fragments."

Health Canada said that GSK Consumer Healthcare ULC is recalling TUMS tablets that were sold in 750-miligram bottles with an expiry date of August 2025. The bottles were sold individually and at Costco as part of a club pack that contained four bottles with two different flavours.

Packages of three rolls containing eight tablets each with an expiry date of September 2025 are also included in the recall.

"The company reported to Health Canada that it received a consumer complaint of a small metal wire fragment embedded in a tablet," the release read. "Consuming a metal fragment poses a potential risk of choking or injury."

The products were sold in stores across Canada as well as online between October 2020 and January 2021.

Health Canada is advising consumers to stop using the recalled products immediately. Those who have used the affected product and have any health concerns, are asked to contact their doctor.

More from Narcity

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.

Loading...