Kirkland Veggie Burgers. Image courtesy of Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Veggie burgers recalled over possible metal pieces

Consumers are being asked to check any packages of Kirkland Signature Brand Veggie Burgers.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency first issued a recall on Thursday on the Gourmet Blend Harvest Burger variety of the product. The CFIA said there may be pieces of metal in the packaging.

There have been some reports of illness or injury as a result of this product, according to the CFIA, and the recall was issued as a result of a customer complaint. It was not disclosed to what extent these injuries or illness occurred.

The item code according to the CFIA is A-1748-B20-BB/MA: 2019-AL-23-112. The product is distributed nationally, but the product has been confirmed to have been bought in Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia.

People are being asked not to consume the product, and either throw it away or return it to the store it was purchased from for a refund.