Compliments brand Chicken Nuggets recalled due to Salmonella

Ottawa, February 27, 2019 - Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Compliments brand Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The food recall warning issued on January 25, 2019, has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold nationally excluding Quebec.

Product: Compliments Brand Chicken Nuggets – Breaded Chicken Cutlettes – Uncooked
Package: 1.5kg
Product Code: Outer package: 2019 JL 18 - Inner package: 1998M
UPC: 0 55742 33690 0
Distribution: Alberta , British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Yukon

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.

This recall was triggered by findings by the 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.

More information at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

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