Aldi, Lidl, Tesco, Asda and Iceland ‘do not eat’ and product recalls
Tesco, Asda, Lidl and Aldi are among UK supermarkets with ‘do not eat’ warnings in place on some of their products.
Food recalls have been issued at major supermarkets for a variety of reasons, including under-declared ingredients and an outbreak of disease-causing bacteria.
We’ve rounded up current product recalls you should be aware of.
If you have purchased any of the items mentioned below, you should be aware of these possible health risks.
Aldi has issued a recall on one of its products due to a packaging error resulting in a health risk.
The supermarket is recalling its Bramwells tartar sauce because it contains sulphites not mentioned on the label.
ALDI recalls Bramwells tartar sauce due to undeclared sulphites #FoodAllergy https://t.co/I8zSBmkUwV pic.twitter.com/oVvFWtqPDz
— Food Standards Agency (@foodgov) September 14, 2022
Bramwells Tartar Sauce labels were incorrectly applied to Bramwells Horseradish Sauce.
The error means that the product poses a health risk to anyone sensitive to sulfur dioxide or sulphites.
Bramwells tartar sauce
- Pack size: 175g
- Batch code: 2118
- Best before: April 2023
Tesco has issued a recall of some of its products as they may contain small pieces of metal.
The supermarket giant is recalling its Tesco Active Strawberry Flavored Whey Protein and Tesco Active Fudge Chocolate Flavored Whey Protein due to metal hazard.
The recall affects strawberry flavored 500g packs with best before dates of May 31, 2024 and August 31, 2024.
Oct 8 – @Tesco recalls Tesco Strawberry Flavored Active Whey Protein and Tesco Chocolate Fudge Flavored Active Whey Protein because it may contain small pieces of metal #FoodAlert https://t.co/eq8O3JRa1q pic .twitter.com/NO2bO5wmcC
— Food Standards Agency (@foodgov) October 8, 2022
Chocolate fudge flavored whey protein with an expiration date of May 31, 2024 has also been recalled.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a ‘do not eat’ warning.
Asda is taking the precautionary step of recalling Asda White Lasagne Sauce due to a possible risk of microbiological contamination due to a production defect.
The issue only affects products sold in Asda stores in North West England, North Midlands and North Wales.
Asda White Lasagna Sauce
Pack size: 480g
Best before: February 03, 2024
Lidl has issued a recall for one of its products due to the fact that it contains undeclared ingredients which could cause an allergic reaction.
His Birchwood 2 Breaded Katsu kyiv may contain milk which is not mentioned on the label.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said on its website that the reason was that the product had been improperly packaged with Garlic Herb Chicken kyiv which contains milk.
This would therefore be a problem for those who have an intolerance or allergy to milk.
Affected Katsu kyiv breaded products have a use-by date of October 24, 2022.
Recall from Iceland
Iceland has issued a do not eat warning for one of its products because it may contain raw chicken.
The store is recalling its ready-to-use cooked diced chicken breast from Iceland because some packages may contain uncooked chicken, making it unsafe to eat.
The recall affects 800g packs with an expiry date of June 17, 2023. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned anyone who bought the chicken not to eat it and return it for a full refund.
Thursday October 20 – @IcelandFoods is recalling cooked diced chicken breasts from Iceland due to the possible presence of uncooked chicken: https://t.co/0yZNgusJbD#FoodAlert pic.twitter.com/yz41Lb26NX
— Food Standards Agency (@foodgov) October 20, 2022
An FSA spokesperson said: “Iceland is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be posted at all retail stores that carry this product.
“These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have purchased the product.
“If you have purchased the product above, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.
“For more details, please contact Icelandic customer service on 0800 328 0800 and select option 2.”
The FSA and Ardo NV recall the Ardo Fruitberry mix after the discovery of hepatitis A in the product.
Symptoms caused by hepatitis A include fever, nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, dark urine and jaundice.
Anyone who purchased the product should not eat it, but return it to the store for a full refund.
Ardo Fruitberry Mix
- Package size: 2.5 kg
- Batch number: 58622131
- Best before: May 2024