(Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued two separate recalls on Friday for No Name brand chicken nuggets and Christie brand Ritz Bits Sandwiches cheese and pizza flavours due to possible salmonella contamination.

The No Name recall only covers the 907 gram frozen chicken nuggets with the product code “2019 MA 15” on the outer package (pictured below).

The recall was issued by Loblaw Companies Limited following an investigation by the CFIA into a food-borne illness outbreak. There has been one illness reported in connection with the product, according to the CFIA.

(Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

The Ritz Bitz recall includes several products listed below:

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Christie Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Cheese Flavoured 180 g 2019JA12
2019JA11
2019JA10
2019JA09
2019JA08
2019JA07
2019JA06
2019JA05
2019JA04
2019JA03
2019JA02
2019JA01
2018DE31
0 66721 00216 7
Christie Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Pizza Flavoured 180 g 2019FE14
2019FE13
2019FE12
0 66721 00556 4
Christie Mini Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Cheese Flavoured 30 x 42 g (1.26 kg) 2019MR13
2019MR12
2019MR11
2019MR10
2019MR09
2019MR08
2019MR07
0 66721 00609 7
Christie Mini Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Cheese Flavoured 42 g 2019MR13
2019MR12
2019MR11
2019MR10
2019MR09
2019MR08
2019MR07
0 66721 00608 0
Christie Ritz Bits Sandwiches -Cheese Flavoured 180 g – 6 Snak Paks 2018NO24
2018NO29
2019JA23
2019JA24
0 66721 01623 2

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the Christie products as of yet.

The CFIA advises that the recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with salmonella may not look or smell spoiled, but can still cause illness. Symptoms of salmonella often occur six to 72 hours after exposure to or consumption of the contaminated product, and can include fever, diarrhea, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

Infants, children, seniors, and those with weakened immune systems are at the most risk of contracting the illness, but anyone is susceptible to it.

A gallery of the affected Christie products is included below:

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