No Name® transitions to fully cooked frozen chicken products and recalls all raw, frozen chicken products

02/08/2019

BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Understanding the potential risk of illness associated with frozen raw chicken products, moving forward No Name® will introduce only 100% fully cooked frozen chicken nuggets, strips and burgers.

Out of an abundance of caution, the brand is voluntarily recalling all No Name® breaded frozen chicken products.

This recall includes all lot codes, sold on or before February 8, 2019 from the following products:

  • No Name Chicken Nuggets: 907g, 2.0kg, and 3.0kg boxes
  • No Name Chicken Strips: 907g and 2.0kg boxes
  • No Name Chicken Burgers: 1.0kg, 2.0kg, and 3.0kg boxes
  • $10 Chicken Fries: 1.8kg bags

Improper handling and preparation of these and any other raw chicken products could expose consumers to salmonella. According to Health Canada, the risk of contracting salmonella can be avoided if safe food handling, preparation and cooking practices are followed.

These products were sold at the following stores:

Ontario: Fortinos®, Loblaws®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, valu-mart®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs®, and affiliated independent stores

Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Cash & Carry®, Dominion®, No Frills®, Your Independent Grocer®, and affiliated independent stores

Québec: Club Entrepot®, Maxi®, Maxi & Cie®, Presto®, Provigo®, Provigo le Marché®, AXEP®, and Intermarché®

West: Extra Foods®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Your Independent Grocer®, and affiliated independent stores

All affected products have been removed from store shelves. Customers can return the product to any store where No Name® products are sold and the customer service desk will provide a full refund.

We apologize for any concern or inconvenience this recall may have caused. 

About Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited is the nation's largest retailer, providing Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, financial services, and wireless mobile products and services. Loblaw's purpose – Live Life Well – promotes the needs and wellbeing of Canadians, who make one billion transactions annually in the company's stores. With more than 2,400 corporate, franchised and associate-owned locations, Loblaw, its franchisees, and associate-owners employ almost 200,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada's largest private sector employers.

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