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Updated Food Recall Warning - Pinty's brand Italian Style Chicken Schnitzel recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

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Updated Food Recall Warning - Pinty's brand Italian Style Chicken Schnitzel recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Canada NewsWire

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OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on August 9, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Pinty's Delicious Foods Inc. is recalling Pinty's brand Italian Style Chicken Schnitzel from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors 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

Pinty's

Italian Style Chicken Schnitzel – Gluten Free Fully Cooked, Breaded and Seasoned Cutlettes

4 kg

10069094626371

8172

 

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 or establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. 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 associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

 

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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