Last updated on 13 July 2012
Morrisons recalls one batch of own-brand pesto chicken pasta
Morrisons is recalling one batch of its own-brand Pesto Chicken Pasta, with a 'use by' date of 20 July. The product contains prawn linguine with celery, instead of pesto chicken pasta. If you're allergic to or intolerant of shellfish (prawns) and/or celery, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.
The product being recalled is:
- Morrisons Pesto Chicken Pasta, 380g
- Use by date: 20 July
Morrisons has recalled the affected product. Customer notices will be displayed in stores, explaining why the product has been recalled. In addition, the company will be contacting the relevant allergy support organisations, which will explain to their members why the product is being withdrawn. If you've bought the product you can return it to the store for a full refund.
No other Morrisons products are known to be affected.
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