Janes brand frozen uncooked breaded chicken products recalled due to Salmonella

Starting date:
October 17, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Sofina Foods Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11751

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 17, 2017 - Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Janes brand frozen uncooked breaded chicken products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Who is affected

The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating an outbreak of human illness. Please refer to the Public Health Notice for further details on this active outbreak investigation.

Background

This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Janes Pub Style Chicken Burgers – Uncooked Breaded Chicken Burgers 800 g 2018 MA 12 0 69299 12491 0
Janes Pub Style Snacks Popcorn Chicken – Uncooked Breaded Chicken Cutlettes 800 g 2018 MA 15 0 69299 12542 9

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Sofina Foods Inc.: 1-855-SOFINA1 (1-855-763-4621)

Public Health Notice - Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.