Updated Health Hazard Alert – Certain Seasoned, Cooked Chicken Breast Strips prepared by Le Champ du Coq Inc., may containSalmonella bacteria
Ottawa, April 25, 2013 – The public warning issued on April 23, 2013 has been updated to include additional distribution information.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Desco Services Alimentaires Inc. are warning the public not to consume the Le Champ du Coq brand Seasoned, Cooked Chicken Breast Strips because they may be undercooked and, therefore, contaminated withSalmonella.
This product has been distributed in Quebec and Ontario. However, it may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
The distributor, Desco Services Alimentaires Inc., Boisbriand, Québec, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Codes(s) on Product||UPC||Additional Info|
|Le Champ du Coq Inc.||Seasoned, Cooked Chicken Breast Strips||sold in 4 kgboxes||Best Before: 2013-NO-05||83569400974043||Bear the stamp, “CANADA 209”|
For more information, consumers and industry can contact:
Desco Services Alimentaires Inc. at 450-437-7182; or,
Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.