Maple Leaf Foods is recalling Maple Leaf brand Chicken Breast Strips from the marketplace because they may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria.
The recall was prompted by a consumer complaint and there have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of the product.
Consumers should not consume the recalled product:
Maple Leaf Chicken Breast Strips
Best Before date of 2018 SE 29,
UPC code 0 63100 03089 6
Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with Staphylococcus toxin may not look or smell spoiled. The toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria is not easily destroyed at normal cooking temperatures.
Common symptoms of Staphylococcus poisoning are nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and fever. In severe cases of illness, headache, muscle cramping and changes in blood pressure and pulse rate may occur.
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
For more information, call Maple Leaf Foods: 1-800-568-5801.
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency