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Food Recall Warning - Ready-to-eat Ajinomoto brand Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style Fried Rice recalled due to possibly undercooked chicken

Recall date:
December 16, 2016
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Other
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, December 16, 2016 - Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling ready-to-eat Ajinomoto brand Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style Fried Rice from the marketplace due to possibly undercooked chicken. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Ajinomoto Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style Fried Rice 1.53 kg BEST BEFORE:
17 SE 26 to 17 NO 05 inclusive
0 71757 05642 8

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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


This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 this product.

More information

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Ajinomoto brand Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style Fried Rice

Ajinomoto brand Yakitori Chicken with Japanese-Style Fried Rice

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