PC brand chicken strips - gluten free recalled due to undeclared gluten/wheat

Starting date:
August 31, 2020
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Gluten, Allergen - Wheat
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
13993

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 31, 2020 - Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling PC brand chicken strips – gluten free from the marketplace because they contain gluten/wheat which is not declared on the label. People who have an allergy to wheat, or have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
PC Chicken strips -  gluten free 600 g 0 60383 20488 4 2021 AL 20

What you should do

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

If you have an allergy to wheat, or have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been reported reactions associated with the consumption of this product.

Background

This recall was triggered by consumer complaints.  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 the recalled product from the marketplace.

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