Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling some of its no name and Compliments brands frozen uncooked breaded chicken products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.
According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) three specific chicken products are being recalled by the company. Those products are:
- No name chicken burgers, 2 kilogram packages, product code is 2016 JA 22 EST 374
- Compliments chicken strips, 907 gram packages, product code is BB/MA 2016 JA 22 EST 374
- Compliments chicken nuggets, 907 gram packages, product code is BB/MA JA 22 EST 374
According to CFIA, it is possible that the recalled products may have been distributed nationally.
The recall comes just several days after CFIA reported chicken products had been tied to an outbreak of Salmonella. That outbreak caused 44 people to become sick. Of those 44, 28 were confirmed in Onatario, 12 were confirmed in Quebec, and two each were reported in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. The agency has not stated whether the products mentioned in the Salmonella outbreak are the same ones that are being recalled.
People who purchased the Sofina Foods products are encouraged to either dispose of them or return them to the store where they were bought.