Original article from Kent Live
A number of products are being recalled by supermarkets over safety fears.
The Food Standards Agency has issued alerts for a series of items, including muesli with a potential choking hazard for babies and chicken with the presence of salmonella.
Customers are being advised not to eat the products and to return them to the store for a refund.
Take a look at the list of products below.
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Cow & Gate and Aptamil Muesli
Nutricia is recalling Cow & Gate and Aptamil Muesli products because some packs have been found to contain pieces of apple stalks.
The presence of the apple stalks presents a choking hazard to babies making these products unsafe to eat.
This is an update to the recall of the same products on January 15, 2021 as two of the products were rereleased in error.
Cow & Gate My First Muesli 10+ months
Pack size: 330g
Best before: December 20, 2021; January 4, 2022
Aptamil Oats, Raisin & Apple Bircher Muesli 10+ months
Pack size: 275g
Best before: January 16, 2022
Tesco is recalling Tesco Tzatziki because it contains egg which is not mentioned on the label.
Due to a packaging error, some of the packs contain Sour Cream and Chive Dip.
This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg.
The FSA said: "If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to egg do not eat it.
"Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund."
Pack size: 200g
Use by: April 12, 2021
Harvest Morn Crisp Rice
Aldi GB is recalling Harvest Morn Crisp Rice because it has been found to contain pieces of plastic, making this product unsafe to eat.
The FSA said: "If you have bought the above product do not eat it.
"Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund."
Pack size: 375g
Batch code: 10470953, 10480953, 10490953
Best before: November 2021
Asda is recalling Asda 2 Original Chicken Chargrills because salmonella has been found in the product.
The FSA said: "The presence of salmonella in the product listed above. Symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps."
Pack size: 170g
Batch code: 31120953
Best before date: September 5, 2022
Morrisons is recalling Morrisons Choco Crackles because some packs have been found to contain pieces of plastic.
Pack size: 375g
Best before date: November 2021
Smith’s Snaps Spicy Tomato Flavour
PepsiCo is recalling Smith’s Snaps Spicy Tomato Flavour 8 x 13g multipack bags because some batches may be under-cooked and the crisp noticeably harder than usual.
The product may present a choking hazard and is unsafe to eat.
Full refunds are available via a customer care line on 0800 274777.
Pack size: 8×13 multipack bag
Best before: May 29, 2021
Bird's Eye Chicken Burgers
Birds Eye is recalling Birds Eye 4 Chicken Burgers with Golden Wholegrain 200g, as some packs may contain pieces of red plastic.
The possible presence of plastic makes this product unsafe to eat.
Pack size: 200g
Batch code: L1022 V U124, L1022 W U124, and L1022 X U124
Best before: April 2022
SFC are recalling an extended range of SFC products because Salmonella has been found in some of their product ranges.
SFC products can be found in Tesco, Morrisons, and Sainsbury's.
This update extends the recall to all SFC products for certain dates, listed in the table below and adds an additional product, Little Hill Farm Chicken Breast Fillets.
All batch codes are affected with best before dates up to and including 30 of June 2022.
Products after this best before date are not affected.
The business put additional food safety controls in place in November 2020 to improve the safety of their products.
They have now taken the precautionary step of recalling all products manufactured before the new and additional controls were put in place.
SFC product details
Crownfield Wholegrain Wheat Bixies
Lidl GB is recalling Crownfield Wholegrain Wheat Bixies 36 as they may contain pieces of plastic which makes this product unsafe to eat.
The Food Standards Agency wrote on it's website: "If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund."
- Pack Size: 720g
- Best Before: 10 January 2022, 11 January 2022 and 12 January 2022
A customer notice from Lidl reads: "If you have bought the above-mentioned product with the affected use by date, we advise you not to eat this. Instead, return it to a Lidl GB store for a full refund, with or without a receipt.
"Alternatively, please dispose of the product and email email@example.com including a photo of the affected product and use by date. The Customer Services team will process this refund via letter.
"No other Crownfield products, or BBE dates of this product are affected by this recall.
"Lidl GB wishes to apologise for any inconvenience caused.
"Any customers with queries or concerns can contact Customer Services on 0370 444 1234."
Carrot cake, coffee cake, and walnut cake
Co-op is recalling Irresistible Carrot Cake and Irresistible Coffee and Walnut Cake because the products may contain pieces of glass.
- Best Before March 14, 2021
Coffee and Walnut Cake
- Best Before March 20, 2021
These products can be returned for a full refund.
Co-op released a statement saying: "This product is being recalled as it may contain plastic.
"Return product to nearest Coop store for a refund, or if you are selfisolating or shielding please contact our Customer Careline.
"Contact: 0800 0686 727 firstname.lastname@example.orgWe apologise for any inconvenience caused."