Canada – Updated Food Recall Warning – Certain chicken products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

CFIA

Recall details

Ottawa, October 8, 2019 – The food recall warning issued on October 4, 2019 has been updated to include additional product and distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling certain products containing diced chicken from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination of the diced chicken used to make these products. 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.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product Additional Info
The Kitchen – Prepared for Longo’s Chicken Caesar Penne Salad 300g 7 76393 55958 5 2019 OC 09
2019 OC 15
Distribution
Ontario

Background

This recall was triggered by the CFIA’s 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.

Illnesses

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.

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