SUPERMARKETS and café chains have been forced to pull chicken products from the shelves over salmonella fears.
Major grocers and coffee shops have recalled sandwiches and wraps due to the risk of food poisoning.
1Supermarkets and cafes have removed chicken sandwiches from their shelves as concerns about a salmonella outbreak riseCredit: Getty
Some shops, including Tesco and Sainsbury’s, have recalled products, meaning customers can get a full refund if they’ve bought an affected item.
You can check the full list of recalled products to see if you’ve purchased one.
Other chains have taken chicken off the menu entirely as a precaution, such as Pret a Manger and Itsu, but haven’t named specific products to avoid.
The outbreak started at Cranswick’s factory in Hull and was discovered during a routine inspection.
The poultry producer, which supplies major supermarkets and high street chains, has closed the site while it investigates the issue.
Shoppers have been warned not to eat the products as they could cause food poisoning.
Salmonella causes diarrhoea, vomiting, stomach cramps and a fever, and can lead to hospitalisation in severe cases.
Here’s a full list of shops and cafes that have taken chicken products off the shelves.
Which shops and chains have pulled chicken products from the shelves?
These shops and chains have taken some chicken products off the shelves due to the risk of salmonella.
However, not all items containing cooked chicken are affected by the contamination.
Pret a Manger
What should I do if I’ve bought one of the affected products?
Shoppers who have bought one of the recalled products should not eat it.
Supermarkets will hand out full refunds to customers who have bought recalled items.
You can return it to the store to get your money back.
Most supermarkets will allow you to return it to any branch, not just the one you bought it from.
You won’t need a receipt to get your compensation.
If you have any questions about the product or the refund process, you should contact customer services.
Chocolate manufactured by Ferrero was recalled over Easter as many people became sick after eating Kinder eggs.
Shoppers have warned that the items could still be on shelves even after the urgent recall.
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