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Supermarkets urgently recall ready meals and chocolate over safety fears

Supermarkets have issued urgent recalls on a number of products due to salmonella and allergy fears.

Lidl, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons are all recalling products for safety reasons with chicken pasta, quorn, chocolate and pork scratching on a list of potentially contaminated items.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) keeps a watchful eye over which supermarket items need to be withdrawn for the wellbeing of customers.

There are fears that some of the items may contain salmonella, a dangerous bacteria which causes food poisoning and an upset stomach, diarrhoea, fever and cramping in your belly.

Others could products such as milk could could prove fatal to people with bad allergies or intolerances to dairy.

Lidl, among others, has been forced to recall products

The FSA has urged anyone who has bought the items to visit their nearest supermarket for a full refund or exchange.

Here are the latest products being urgently recalled:

Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s On the Go Spicy Chicken Pasta 275g

Supermarkets urgently recall ready meals and chocolate over safety fears
Sainsbury’s On the Go Spicy Chicken Pasta 275g is being recalled

This on-the-go treat, popular for a quick lunch, is being recalled due to possible traces of milk, an allergen not declared in the ingredients list.

A statement on Sainbury’s website reads: “It has been brought to our attention that some packs of the above Sainsbury’s On the Go Spicy Chicken Pasta 275g contain Milk which is not declared on the packaging.”

The affected items have a Use by Date of August 30 2021.

Anyone who has purchased one of the affected pastas and has an allergy of intolerance to Milk, should not eat it and instead return it to their nearest Sainsbury’s for a refund.

Lidl

My Street Food Patatas Bravas with Aioli Dip, 560g

Supermarkets urgently recall ready meals and chocolate over safety fears
My Street Food Patatas Bravas with Aioli Dip, 560g

Lidl are recalling a popular easy-cook meal due to undeclared allergens.

The label has no mention of the ingredient used – sweet whey powder.

As a product of milk it could be dangerous to people with allergies.

Lidl are advising: “If you have bought the above mentioned product, and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents we advise you not to eat it.

“Instead, return it to a Lidl GB store for a full refund, with or without a receipt.

“No other My Street Food products in Lidl GB stores are affected by this recall.”

Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons

Quorn Vegetarian Turkey and Stuffing Slices

Supermarkets urgently recall ready meals and chocolate over safety fears
Quorn Vegetarian Turkey and Stuffing Slices

Date of recall: August 26

Quorn Foods is recalling Quorn Vegetarian Turkey and Stuffing Slices because it contains wheat (gluten). The product is incorrectly labelled with a gluten free logo. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

Product batches affected are Chilled Quorn Vegetarian Turkey and Stuffing Slices 170g. Date Codes: ALL.

Mr Porky Pork Scratchings

Supermarkets urgently recall ready meals and chocolate over safety fears
Mr Porky Pork Scratchings

A range of Mr Porky products sold in Tesco, Sainbury’s, Morrisons, Aldi, Asda and Iceland are being recalled.

The items are being recalled by the manufacturer Tayto Group Ltd due to a possible presence of Salmonella.

Shoppers are being asked to not eat the items are return them to the vendor for a refund.

The products affected have a best before date of February 19 2022 or earlier.

All products listed below with a best before date of 19/02/22 or earlier.

  • Mr Porky Original Scratchings 65g
  • Mr Porky Crisp Strips 35g
  • Mr Porky Prime Cut Scratchings 35g

M&Ms

Supermarkets urgently recall ready meals and chocolate over safety fears
Asda are among the supermarkets recalling M&Ms

Asda are among the supermarkets recalling M&Ms.

This comes from the manufacturer Mars Wrigley over the presence of GMOs in the ingredients, which they believe goes against their ethos. Also according to UK law, GMOs have to be authorised as an ingredient.

M&M’s Crispy 246g Pouch Slim
Barcode: 500015952053
Batch Code: 125E2HAG03, 125E3HAG03, 125F1HAG03, 125F2HAG03, 125F3HAG03
Best Before Date: 23/01/2022

M&M’s Crispy 107g

Barcode: 500015952021
Batch Code: 126C2HAG03, 125A1HAG03, 125A2HAG03, 125A3HAG03, 125B1HAG03, 125B2HAG03, 125B3HAG03, 125C1HAG03, 125C2HAG03, 125G3HAG03, 126A1HAG03, 126A2HAG03, 126A3HAG03, 126B1HAG03, 126B2HAG03, 126B3HAG03, 126C1HAG03
Best Before Date: 30/01/2022, 23/01/2022

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M&M’s Crispy Bag 77g
Barcode: 5000159500920
Batch Code: 125G2HAG03, 125D2HAG03, 125D3HAG03, 125E1HAG03, 125G1HAG03, 127F2HAG03, 127F3HAG03
Best Before Date: 23/01/2022

M&M’s Crispy Sgl 36G
Barcode: 5000159304245
Batch Code: 125G3HAG03, 125G2HAG03
Best Before Date: 23/01/2022

A statement on Asda’s website reads: “Mars Wrigley is recalling some of their M&Ms Crispy products in the United Kingdom. This is due to the presence of a genetically modified organism (GMO) in an ingredient produced by one of our suppliers.

“As they put consumers’ preferences at the heart of everything they do, Mars Wrigley does not use GMOs in any of their products in Europe.

“Further, there is no GMO authorised for this ingredient under UK law and so the products must be recalled.”

People who have purchased the products are being asked to contact Mars Wrigley or return it to the store for a full refund.

You will not need a receipt.



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