Sainsbury's recalls contaminated meat that can cause serious illness

Sainsbury's chorizo

Sainsbury's has recalled a chorizo product

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray

Published: 25/10/2023

- 10:04

Updated: 26/10/2023

- 09:10

Sainsbury's has shared a warning for a meat product sold in stores

Sainsbury's shoppers should check for affected packs of chorizo.

Some packs could contain listeria which can lead to serious illness.

Taste the Difference Spanish Chorizo Ibérico Ring 200g

SKU: 7997584

All date codes from UB 23/11/23 onwards

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Anyone who has bought the above product has been urged not to consume it.

A statement said: "Sainsbury's are recalling the above product as some packs contain Listeria that could cause illness if consumed without cooking.

"We are asking customers who have purchased any of the affected batch codes of the above product not to consume it.

"Return it to their nearest Sainsbury's store, where they will receive a full refund.

"For any concerns or queries or if you are unable to return the product to store, then please visit our website or contact our Careline on 0800 028 8303.

"Sainsbury's would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause."

Listeria can cause symptoms such as a high temperature, aches and pains, chills or sickness.

It usually goes away on its own but in some cases, it can cause serious illness.


The food could cause serious illness


Food recalls can be issued when a problem is found with a food item.

Tesco, Lidl and Morrisons have ongoing recalls customers should be aware of.

This includes recalls for crisps, chicken and more.

Aldi recently recalled food with a serious health risk.

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