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Recall of some batches of various raw chicken products due to the presence of Salmonella Typhimurium

Tuesday, 24 January 2023

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2023.02
Product Identification: Please see table below.
Batch Code Please see table below.
Country Of Origin: Ireland


Western Brand is recalling expired batches of raw chicken products listed in the table below due to the detection of Salmonella Typhimurium. These products were sold as fresh and are past their use-by date, however, the labels state they are suitable for home freezing. Recall notices will be displayed at point-of-sale.

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 affected batches, should they have them in their freezers.