Crisp & Delicious brand Chicken Breast Nuggets recalled due to Salmonella

Starting date:
January 25, 2019
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:
British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12748

Advisory details

Ottawa, January 25, 2019 - Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Crisp & Delicious brand Chicken Breast Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product 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
Crisp & Delicious Chicken Breast Nuggets – Uncooked Seasoned Breaded Chicken Cutlettes 1.6 kg 2019 JL 19 0 69299 11703 5

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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)

List of recalls of frozen raw breaded chicken products due to Salmonella: from July 2017 to present

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