Liverpool news Frozen chicken made by Merseyside company linked to deaths probe PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - The recalled chicken products were on sale at Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Heron Foods and B&M
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Frozen chicken products sold in supermarkets are being recalled due to a salmonella outbreak that is linked to at least one death and hundreds of cases of food poisoning. The F ood Standards Agency believes the contaminated chicken imported from Poland is to blame. Public Health England is also looking into a further four deaths over the last year. Chicken Poppets and Take Home Boneless Bucket, made by Southport-based SFC, were on sale at both Sainsbury's and Morrisons. Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what's on updates from the Liverpool ECHO by signing up here And Heron Food Stores and B&M sold Chick Inn 32 Jumbo Chicken Nuggets, made by Vestey Foods. All three products have now been withdrawn and customers are urged not to eat any they may already have at home, reports the Mirror. In a statement, the FSA said: "If you have bought any of the above products do not eat them. Chicken Poppets (Image: FSA) "Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund or alternatively, email a photo of the product packaging clearly showing the batch code information printed on the inner bag of the products to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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." There have been 480 recorded cases of illness linked to these products, with around 44% of those affected to be children. Four hundred cases were recorded in England, two in Scotland, 31 in Wales and seven in Northern Ireland. Although some believe not all cases would have been reported during the pandemic, with people less likely to visit their GP. Keep up with news in your area by entering your postcode below:
Most affected would have diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting and/or fever, although one in three of the 480 needed hospital treatment. It is reported that a number of European countries, including Ireland, have issued nearly 100 warnings about salmonella in chilled and frozen poultry from Poland since the beginning of last year. SFC and Vestey have both been approached for comment by the Mirror. According to the Daily Mail, SFC apologised and said it would like to 'assure customers of our continuing commitment to the highest standard of quality and safety'.
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