Last updated on 25 February 2012
SPAR recalls batch of chicken chunks due to listeria
SPAR is recalling one batch of SPAR Flame Grilled Chicken Chunks, with a 'use by' date of 3 March 2012, as low levels of Listeria monocytogenes were detected in one sample during routine monitoring. Anyone who bought the product should not eat it. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.
The affected batch was distributed to stores in the Midlands and Wales.
Listeriosis, the foodborne illness caused by listeria, causes flu-like symptoms or vomiting and diarrhoea. Vulnerable groups of the population can be at increased risk.
No cases of illness have been reported.
The product being recalled is:
- SPAR Flame Grilled Chicken Chunks, 140g
- Use by: 3 March 2012
SPAR is recalling the affected chicken as a precaution. It will be displaying a notice in its stores, telling consumers why its product has been recalled. If you've bought the affected product, do not eat it. You can return it to SPAR for a full refund.
No other SPAR products are known to be affected.
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