Tesco, Asda, Aldi and more issue recall on popular food products

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Food recalls happen when a product is deemed unsafe or potentially unsafe for consumers. Major supermarkets have recently made the decision to take some products off their shelves.

Tesco

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Tesco Free From Strawberry Cheesecake

Pack size: Two x 100g

Best before: All date codes

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Wicked Kitchen Millionaires Sundae

Pack size: 110g

Best before: All date codes

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Wicked Kitchen Strawberry and Vanilla Cheesecake

Pack size: 100g

Best before: All date codes

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Wicked Kitchen Chocolate and Vanilla Cheesecake
Pack size: 100g

Best before: All date codes

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) issued a risk statement regarding the recall: “These products contain walnuts (nuts) making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to walnuts (nuts).”

It offered advice to customers: “If you have bought the above products and have an allergy to walnuts (nuts), do not eat them.

“Instead return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.”

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Tesco Mixed Fruit and Nut

Pack size: 25g

Batch code: L2196H221

Best before: January 13, 2023

The FSA issued a risk statement: “This product contains milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.”

It also offered advice to Tesco customers: “If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents do not eat it.

“Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Tesco Consumer Services on 0800 505 555.”

Asda

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Asda White Lasagne Sauce

Pack size: 480g

Best before: February 3, 2024

The FSA explained: “This product may contain microbiological contamination and could be unsafe to eat.

“If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the Asda store from where it was bought for a full refund, no receipt required.

“If you would like any further information, please contact Asda Customer Relations on 0800 952 0101.”

Aldi

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Primula Spicy Cheese N Jalapeno Variant

Pack size: 140g

Use by: February 7, 2023

The FSA stated: “Insufficient temperature control may result in spoilage of the product which may be unsafe to eat.
“If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the Aldi store from where it was bought for a full refund.

“A full list of affected stores is available on the Aldi website at www.aldi.co.uk/products-notices.”

Sainsbury’s

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by Sainsbury’s Cooked and Peeled Frozen Large King Prawns

Pack size: 180g

Best before: May 2023, June 2023, July 2023, August 2023, September 2023, and October 2023

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by Sainsbury’s Cooked and Peeled Frozen Large King Prawns

Pack size: 400g

Best before: May 2023, June 2023, July 2023, August 2023, September 2023, and October 2023

The FSA stated: “The possible presence of undercooked prawns may make this product unsafe to eat.

“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.

“If you have any questions or concerns, please visit Sainsbury’s website at Sainsburys.co.uk/help or contact their careline on 0800636262.”

Lidl

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Eridanous Greek Style Smoked Mackerel Fillet with Olives and Oregano with Soy Oil

Pack size: 150g

Lot number: 01063402062022

Best before: January 2, 2023

The FSA stated to Lidl customers: “The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the products listed above.

“Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea.

“However, in rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications, such as meningitis.

“Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems.”

Waitrose

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John West boneless Sardines in sunflower oil

Pack size: 95g

Batch code: 109, 110, 111, 112, 113

Best before: December 2026

John West Sardines in olive oil

Pack size: 120g

Batch code: 109, 110, 111, 112, 113

Best before: December 2026

John West is stocked in several major supermarkets other than Waitrose, including Tesco and Sainsbury’s.

The FSA told consumers: “These products may contain microbiological contamination and could be unsafe to eat.

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

“If you have any questions or concerns, please contact consumercontact@john-west.com.”

Co-op

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Co-op Irresistible Lemon Curd Yogurt

Pack size: 150g

Use by: September 14

The FSA issued a risk statement and advice to Co-op customers: “This product contains egg making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg.

“If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to egg, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.”

SPAR

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SPAR Spread Up Choco Duo Hazelnut

Pack size: 400g

Best before: September 2022, December 2022 and January 2023

The FSA issued a risk statement: “This product contains almonds (nuts) making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to almonds (nuts).”

It advised: “If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to almonds (nuts) do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.”

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