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RECALL: Kirkland Grilled Chicken Breast Strips

The CFIA has announced the recall of Kirkland chicken strips, which are sold at Costco, due to possible contamination with Listeria.

Photo: CFIA

Photo: CFIA

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced the recall of Kirkland Signature brand Grilled Chicken Breast Strips (by Freshouse Foods Ltc.) because it may be contaminated with Listeria.

The product has been sold in Costco stores and elsewhere throughout Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and possibly other provinces. The best-before date on the affected batch is April 13-26; the UPC code is 0 96619 70787 4.

See CFIA for original recall notice here.

Listeria may cause Listeriosis, which is particularly dangerous for pregnant and elderly people. Symptoms may include vomiting, fever, nausea, aches and extreme headaches.

There have been no reports of the illness in connection to this product. As the CFIA continues to investigate the source of the contamination, there may be additional recalls—we’ll keep you posted.

If you have this product:
Return it to the place of purchase or discard it immediately.

For more information:
Please contact Freshouse Foods Ltd.: 1-888-886-3879.