Last updated on 19 June 2012
Sainsbury's recalls own-brand fruit and nut mix
Sainsbury's has recalled all packs of its own-brand So Organic Fruit and Nut Mix, as salmonella has been detected in one pack. If you’ve bought the product don’t eat it. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.
Salmonella is a common cause of food poisoning. It has been found in food products including unpasteurised milk, eggs, meat, poultry, and fresh produce.
The product being recalled is:
- Sainsbury's So Organic Fruit and Nut Mix, 300g
- All date codes
Sainsbury's has recalled the affected product as a precaution, and customer notices have been displayed in stores explaining why the product has been recalled. If you have bought the product, don’t eat it. You can return it to the store for a full refund.
No other Sainsbury's products are known to be affected.
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