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Food Recall Warning - Kirkland Signature brand roasted chicken salad containing fully cooked sliced chicken breast recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Recall date:
April 3, 2015
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Costco Wholesale Canada Inc.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
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Recall details

Ottawa, April 3, 2015 - Costco Wholesale Canada Inc. is recalling Kirkland Signature brand roasted chicken salad from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Kirkland Signature Roasted chicken salad Variable All Best Before dates up to and including 2015 AL 03 Starts with 2 47321
Kirkland Signature Roasted chicken salad Variable All Best Before dates up to and including 2015 AL 03 Starts with 2 47319

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.


This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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