Urgent warning: Tesco, Sainsbury's and Waitrose recall food with the risk of rashes and vomiting

Urgent warning: Tesco, Sainsbury's and Waitrose recall food with the risk of rashes and vomiting

A farmer discusses food in the UK

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray


Published: 18/12/2023

- 09:06

Updated: 20/12/2023

- 09:05

A ready meal sold in UK supermarkets has been recalled

A curry that could cause severe reactions has been pulled from shelves.

It is stocked in supermarkets including Sainsbury's and Waitrose.


Charlie Bigham’s Thai Green Chicken Curry & Fragrant Rice for 2

Pack size 805g

Use by 21 December 2023

Charlie Bigham's Thai Green Chicken Curry

Charlie Bigham's Thai Green Chicken Curry was recalled

WAITROSE

The recall is specific to batches sold in England, Scotland and Wales only.

A statement said: "Charlie Bigham's is recalling a specific date code of this product as a precautionary measure, as it may contain mustard which is not stated on the label.

"This means the product could pose a risk to consumers with an allergy or intolerance to mustard."

A mustard allergy can have mild to severe symptoms. In extreme cases, it can cause hives and vomiting.

Anyone who bought the affected product and has an allergy is urged not to eat it.

They said: "If you have purchased the above product with Use by date 21 Dec, please do not eat it.

"For details on how to return the product for a full refund, please contact your retail store or our customers care on 0208 4539898 or email us at hello@bighams.com.

"We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and assure customers of our continuing commitment to the highest standard of product quality and safety.

Sainsbury's store

Shoppers can return the food for a full refund

PA

"No other use by dates or other Bigham's products are affected."

This follows various tinned bean products that were recalled from supermarkets.

Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury's shoppers warned of a "choking hazard" in the products.

Anyone who bought the affected batches can return to a store for a refund.

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