Premium Halal Meat Poultry recalls several chicken products as they have been produced without approval

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Premium Halal Meat Poultry is recalling several 'Direct Poultry Products Ltd' chicken products because Premium Halal Meat Poultry Limited does not have approval. This means the products do not meet the food safety requirements and are therefore deemed unfit for human consumption. This alert has been updated since it was first published on 8 December 2018.

Product details

Direct Poultry Products Ltd Fresh Chicken Breast

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Direct Poultry Products Ltd Fresh Chicken Legs

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Direct Poultry Products Ltd Fresh Chicken Wings

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Direct Poultry Products Ltd Fresh Chicken Thighs, with or without bone

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Direct Poultry Products Ltd Fresh Chicken Niblets

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Direct Poultry Products Ltd Fresh Chicken Tikka

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Direct Poultry Products Ltd Chicken Carcase

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Direct Poultry Products Ltd Chicken Skin

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No other Premium Halal Meat & Poultry products are known to be affected.

Risk statement

Premium Halal Meat Poultry Limited does not have approval to produce ‘Direct Poultry Products Ltd’ chicken products, the products do not meet the food safety requirements and are therefore deemed unfit for human consumption.

Action taken by the company

Premium Halal Meat Poultry Limited is recalling several chicken products because Premium Halal Meat Poultry Limited does not have approval.

The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought any of the product. Please see the attached notice.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products do not eat them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

About product recalls and withdrawals

If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). The FSA issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a 'Food Alert for Action' is issued. This provides local authorities with details of specific action to be taken on behalf of consumers.

Ref: FSA-PRIN-64-2018