A national recall has been issued for Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Nuggets due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Consumers are are advised to not eat the recalled product, described below:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) advises people to throw out or return the product to the store where it was purchased.
There have been illnesses reported linked to the consumption of this particular Janes brand chicken product.
According to the CFIA, food contaminated with Salmonella may look harmless but can cause a host of health issues.
Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections.
Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.