Update: Loblaw recalls PC gluten-free chicken strips due to undeclared gluten and wheat

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      Update (September 25):

      The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) identified three additional locations in B.C. where the recalled products are sold. For more information, see this article

      Update (September 1):

      After the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a consumer advisory on August 29 about PC Chicken Strips fully-cooked coated gluten-free chicken breast cutlettes after it was found to contain gluten, the CFIA announced on August 31 that Loblaw Companies is recalling this product, which was distributed across Canada (specific product details listed below). 

      This food product was found to contain gluten or wheat that was not identified on the label. 

      Anyone allergic to wheat or gluten, or who has celiac disease, should not consume this product as it could cause a reaction, and several reactions from consumers have been reported. Anyone with this product should return it to the place of purchase or dispose of it.

      Canadian Food Inspection Agency

      Original article (August 31):

      A Canadian food product that claims to be gluten-free was found to contain the protein after several consumers reported reactions to it.

      On August 29, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a consumer advisory for PC Chicken Strips fully-cooked coated gluten-free chicken breast cutlettes, which have been distributed across the country.

      The product in question is sold in 600 gram packages (14 pieces) with UPC 0 60383 20488 4 and date code 2021 AL 20.

      Anyone with celiac disease or gluten-related disorders should not consume this product.

      The CFIA is conducting an investigation, which may lead to the recall of this product or other products being identified as well.

      Canadian Food Inspection Agency

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