Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 17, 2015 15:37 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning: Barber Foods Brand Uncooked Stuffed Chicken Recalled due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 17, 2015) - The food recall warning issued on July 14, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling Barber Foods brand uncooked stuffed chicken from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold nationally.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Barber Foods Cordon Swiss - Breasts of Chicken 4.76 kg 60073461957031 0950572104

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home or establishment. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the location where it was 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.

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses in Canada associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/1Gr1BAl

Contact Information

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    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600