Ottawa, March 28, 2018 – Erie Meat Products Ltd. is recalling Harvest Creek brand Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
What you should do
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.
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Who is affected
The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating an outbreak of human illness. Please refer to the Public Health Notice for further details on this active outbreak investigation.
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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Harvest Creek||Chicken Nuggets – Uncooked Breaded Cutlettes||2 x 1 kg||BB\MA 18-OC-11||8 29810 93350 2|
Starting date: March 28, 2018
Type of communication: Recall
Alert sub-type: Food Recall Warning
Subcategory: Microbiological – Salmonella
Hazard classification: Class 1
Source of recall: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm: Erie Meat Products Ltd.
Distribution: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador
Extent of the product distribution: Consumer