Western Family Chicken Nugget Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Save-On-FoodsSave-On-Foods, a division of Overwaitea Food Group, a Langley, British Columbia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Western Family branded Dinosaur Shaped Chicken Nugget products due to suspected plastic fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/TnJj30o7nzB

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/69360r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Chicken products are subject to this recall:

  • Western Family branded Dinosaur Shaped Chicken Nuggets, sold in 800 gram packages with a best-before date of MA 2019 JL 27 and a UPC of 062639347048

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, Save-On-Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of Western Family branded Dinosaur Shaped Chicken Nuggets due to suspected Plastic Fragment contamination from the Canadian marketplace. You should neither serve nor consume the Chicken products identified above.

In general, if plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Chicken Nugget products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle internal laceration presentations.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at 1-800-242-9229 on Monday to Thursday from 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM, on Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM and on Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time. You can also send an e-mail to the company using its Wed-based e-mail form available here: https://www.saveonfoods.com/contact-us/.

If you have any further questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Chicken Nugget product, please search for “chicken” or more generically, “poultry” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected plastic fragment contamination, please search for “plastic” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Save-On-Foods, please search for “Save-On-Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Western Family brand name, please search for “Western Family” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 12874
Recalls Direct RIN: 11258-2019
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