Food Recall: Pinty’s Eatwell Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets


Food Recall: Pinty's Eatwell Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

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Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc., a Burlington, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Pinty’s Eatwell branded Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected rubber fragment contamination and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage, bowel obstruction and sepsis, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

CFIA: https://bit.ly/3P7cJPD

Direct link: https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/en/alert-recall/pinty-s-eatwell-brand-gluten-free-chicken-nuggets-recalled-due-pieces-rubber

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

  • Pinty’s Eatwell branded Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets, sold in 790 gram boxes with a best-before date code of 2023 SE 07 and a UPC of 0 69094 63498 0
  • Pinty’s Eatwell branded Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets, sold in 810 gram boxes with a best-before date code of 2023 SE 07 and a UPC of 0 69094 62591 9

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Chicken Nugget products were known to have been marketed, distributed and sold in all Canadian provinces, although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution outside the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the CFIA, Pinty’s Delicious Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of Pinty’s Eatwell branded Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected rubber fragment contamination. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Poultry products identified above.

In general, if glass, rubber, 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pinty’s Eatwell branded Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets, 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 properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage, bowel obstruction and/or sepsis.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. toll-free at 1-800-263-7223, during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday, on the Web at https://www.pintys.com/contact/ or by e-mail at feedback@pintys.com.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please e-mail the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) at information@inspection.gc.ca. You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or +1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time.

If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at +1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets, 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 Rubber Fragment contamination, please search for “rubber” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Choking hazards, please search for “Choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Ingestion hazards, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Laceration hazards, please search for “Laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Bowel Obstruction hazards, please search for “bowel” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Sepsis hazards, please search for “sepsis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

French/Français:
You can also read about this recall in French here (“ACIA”):
https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/fr/avis-rappel/rappel-pepites-poulet-sans-gluten-marque-pinty-s-eatwell-en-raison-presence-morceaux

Vous pouvez également lire ce rappel en français ici (“ACIA”):
https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/fr/avis-rappel/rappel-pepites-poulet-sans-gluten-marque-pinty-s-eatwell-en-raison-presence-morceaux

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More information about this recall:
CFIA/ACIA reference number: RA-72346
Canadian Food Inspection Agency ID: 15295
Recalls Direct RIN: 16535-2022
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