KJ brand Sweet & Sour Chicken with Rice and Sesame Chicken with Rice recalled due to possible harmful bacteria

Starting date:
February 7, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Other
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
K.J. Foods Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12026

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 7, 2018 - K.J. Foods Inc. is recalling KJ brand Sweet & Sour Chicken with Rice and Sesame Chicken with Rice from the marketplace due to incorrect cooking instructions. These products may contain harmful bacteria that may not be eliminated by following the cooking instructions on the label. 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.

Who is affected

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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
KJ Sweet & Sour Chicken with Rice 450 g All units sold up to and including February 7, 2018. 6 28568 61004 4
KJ Sesame Chicken with Rice 450 g All units sold up to and including February 7, 2018. 6 28568 61002 0

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For more information

K.J. Foods Inc.: cs@kjfoods.ca

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