Frozen chicken products have been recalled due to salmonella

SFC have once again recalled a number of their frozen chicken products due to the presence of salmonella.

Following a number of recalls last month, SFC have again put out a recall for a number of frozen chicken products. This is because Salmonella, which can cause symptoms such as vomiting, fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps. The recall notice issued by SFC said:

We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for co-operation

Which products are affected?

Several products are affected by the recall. You can check whether your purchase is affected by looking at the Best Before Date and the batch code beginning with the letter L on the inner packaging. Affected products include the SFC Boneless Bucket 650g (Best Before Date 28 Nov 2021, all batch codes).

Also affected are SFC Chicken Poppets 190g with the following dates and batch codes: Best Before Date 24 Sept 2021, Batch Codes L:13720 and L:15520; Best Before Date 31 Oct 2021 with Batch Codes L:13720 and L:15520; and Best Before Date 28 Feb 2022 with Batch Code L:25820.

If you already bought any of the affected products you are advised not to consume them. Instead you can return them to the store for a full refund – with or without the receipt. If you can’t make it into a store in person, you can take a photograph of the packaging – clearly showing the batch code information – and send it to customerservices@sfcwholesale.co.uk to get a refund by mail.

What is a food recall?

Food items sometimes have to be recalled due to food safety issues. This can be due to the presence of harmful bacteria such as salmonella being found or due to the presence of something else that shouldn’t be in the product such as pieces of plastic or metal. Recalls can also occur if allergy information hasn’t been correctly labelled.

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