Recall of Additional Batches of SFC Chicken Poppets Due to Presence of Salmonella
Thursday, 4 March 2021
2021.20 update 1
The Original SFC Chicken Poppets, pack size:190g
Best before dates: 24.09.2021 and 31.10.2021
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Further to the FSAI’s food alert 2021.20, SFC is recalling the above additional batches of its Chicken Poppets due to the detection of Salmonella. Batches with a best before date of 28.02.2022 were recalled previously. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in Tesco stores.
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.
Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.