Recall of Batches of Various SFC Chicken Products due to the Possible Presence of Salmonella

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2021.27

Product:

SFC Take Home Boneless Bucket; pack size: 650g

SFC Southern Fried Chicken Burgers; pack size: 228g

SFC Chicken Poppets; pack size: 190g

SFC Southern Fried Chicken Strips; pack size: 155g

Batch Code:

All best before dates up to and including 30.06.2022

Country Of Origin:

United Kingdom

Message:

Further to FSAI’s food alerts 2021.20, 2021.20 update 1, and 2021.20 update 2, SFC is recalling the above batches of some of its chicken products due to the possible presence of Salmonella.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores, including Lidl, that sold 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:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.

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