August 17, 2018

No Name Brand Chicken Burgers Recalled in Canada For Possible Salmonella

Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling some no name brand Chicken Burgers because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating an outbreak of human illness associated with this product. This recall was triggered by findings from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency during investigating into a foodborne illness outbreak.

In that outbreak, 59 people in 8 provinces are sick with the outbreak strain of Salmonella. Based on the findings to date, frozen raw breaded chicken products are identified as the source of the illnesses. Several of the patients sickened in this outbreak reported having eaten No Name brand Chicken Burgers. That product, with a best before date of February 6, 2019, tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis.

The recalled product is no name brand Chicken Burgers in 1 kg packages. The UPC number on the product isĀ 0 60383 16636 6, and the codes on the product are: outer package 2019 FE 06 and inner package 0378M.

The symptoms of a Salmonella infection include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, painful abdominal cramps, and diarrhea that may be bloody. Symptoms usually start about 12 to 72 hours after a person is exposed to the pathogenic bacteria. If you have eaten this product and have been experiencing these symptoms, see your doctor. Long term complications of a Salmonella infection can include reactive arthritis and high blood pressure.

If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away in a sealed or double bagged package, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

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