Food recall warning

no name and Compliments brands frozen uncooked breaded chicken products recalled due to Salmonella

Starting date:
July 1, 2015
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Sofina Foods Inc.
Possibly National
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 1, 2015 - Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling no name and Compliments brands frozen uncooked breaded chicken products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

What you should do

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.

Who is affected

There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.


This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
No Name Chicken Burgers 2 kg 2016 JA 22 EST 374 0 60383 11695 8
Compliments Chicken Strips 907 g BB/MA 2016 JA 22 EST 374 0 55742 33687 0
Compliments Chicken Nuggets 907 g BB/MA 2016 JA 22 EST 374 0 55742 33688 7


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