Saturday, May 25, 2019

Salmonella at Sofina prompts another recall

Salmonella has prompted yet another recall of chicken products processed and distributed by Sofina Foods.

This time the Public Health Agency of Canada identified Compliments brand Chicken Strips as responsible for some of the many cases of salmonella food poisoning that have been turning up for months all across Canada.

As of March 22, there were 566 laboratory-confirmed cases of salmonella illness connected to recalled breaded chicken, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported.

Compliments is the in-house brand name for the Sobey’s family of supermarkets which includes Sobeys,Safeway, Price Chopper & Foodland, Thrifty Foods, some IGAs and FreshCo.