Certain sandwiches and in-store made chicken salads recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Starting date:
- October 2, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Sobeys Inc.
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
What you should do
Who is affected
Ottawa, October 2, 2019 - Sobey's Inc. is recalling certain sandwiches and in-store made chicken salads from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination of the diced chicken used to make these products. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
The following chicken salad products have been sold in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and Northwest Ontario. The following Chicken & Bacon Caesar Tortilla product has been sold in Hudson News stores in airports in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta only.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
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Who is affected
Imported diced chicken used in these products has been associated with an outbreak investigation, however, at this time, there have been no confirmed illnesses associated with the products identified in this Food Recall Warning.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) surveillance activities following an 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 the recalled products from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|None||Chicken & Bacon Caesar Tortilla||1 unit||Best Before OC04||0 97919 00012 2|
|IGA||Chicken Salad In-Store made||variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 217061|
|IGA||Classic Chicken Salad||1 piece||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC03||285937 804994|
|IGA||Chicken Mulligatawny Salad||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 258279|
|IGA||Classic Meal Chicken Salad||335 g||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC04||255340 206494|
|Safeway||Chicken Salad In-Store made||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 0217061|
|Safeway||Buffalo Chicken Sld||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 0215437|
|Safeway||Classic Meal Chicken Salad||335g||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC04||0255340 206494|
|Safeway||Chicken Mulligatawny Salad||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 0258279|
|Safeway||Chicken Salad Sandwich||1||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||0217208 804990|
|Safeway||Mini Crsnt Chckn Sld||1||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC03||0225999 804990|
|Safeway||Curried Chicken Salad with Raisins||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 0229294|
|Sobeys||Classic Chicken Salad||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC03||Starts with 285937|
|Sobeys||Chicken Salad In-Store made||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 217061|
|Sobeys||Chicken Mulligatawny Salad||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 258279|
|Sobeys||Curried Chicken Salad with Raisins||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 229294|
|Sobeys||Buffalo Chicken Sld||Variable||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC02||Starts with 215437|
|Sobeys||Classic Meal Chicken Salad||335 g||All Best Before dates up to and including 2019OC04||2 55340 206494|
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