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Recall of Batches of Mr Porky Original Scratchings due to the Possible Presence of Salmonella

Monday, 23 August 2021

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2021.66
Product Identification: Mr. Porky Original Scratchings; pack size: 5 x 16.5g
Batch Code All dates up to and including 19 February 2022
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom

Category 1 Food Alert for Action: Mr. Porky is recalling batches of its Original Scratchings due to possible presence of salmonella.


Mr. Porky is recalling the above batches of its Original Scratchings due to the possible presence of salmonella.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in Iceland stores supplied with the implicated batches.

Nature Of Danger:

People infected with Salmonella typically develop symptoms between 12 and 36 hours after infection, but this can range between 6 and 72 hours. The most common symptom is diarrhoea, which can sometimes be bloody.  Other symptoms may include fever, headache and abdominal cramps. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Diarrhoea can occasionally be severe enough to require hospital admission. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.

Action Required:


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.

Mr Porky Original Scratchings