High street chain Pret A Manger said it was removing all chicken products from its menu as a “precautionary measure” amid concerns about a possible “food safety risk” at its supplier.
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Pret A Manger has recalled all chicken products over fears of salmonella contamination from its suppliers.
It comes after budget supermarket Aldi announced it would recall all of its chicken and bacon Caesar wraps earlier today.
Pret said the products’ removal was a “precautionary measure” due to concerns about a possible “food safety risk” at their supplier.
A spokesman for Pret A Manger said that MailOnline : “As a precautionary measure, due to a potential food safety hazard at one of our suppliers, we have temporarily removed most chicken items from our menu.
“We hope to have these products back in stores soon. We apologize for any inconvenience.”
Aldi is recalling some of its chicken wraps over fears some are also contaminated with the bacteria.
The discount supermarket chain is recalling its Eat + Go Caesar wraps with chicken and bacon, both double and triple options.
The affected wraps have an expiration date of today, May 11th.
The supermarket has put up signs in stores to inform customers of the recall.
Anyone who has bought one of the wipes can return it to an Aldi branch for a refund.
The Food Standards Agency, which regulates food in the UK, said: “Symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhea and abdominal cramps.”
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Aldi said: “We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.”
This year, numerous supermarkets and major brands have already recalled products contaminated with salmonella.
Most notably, Kinder, which had to recall its Kinder Surprise and Mini Egg chocolates after more than 100 people contracted food poisoning from the treats.
A mother shared how her three-year-old daughter looked “dead behind the eyes” after she claimed she contracted salmonella from eating a Kinder Surprise chocolate egg.
Charlotte Wingfield shared photos of her little girl Brooklyn-May, whose temperature rose to 39C due to the food poisoning.
Kinder warned people who bought any of its products not to eat them, and the company’s chocolate factory in Belgium was ordered to close.
Tesco is urging a recall as customers warned to ‘please do not eat’ biscuits.
In February, health food store Holland & Barrett recalled its shelled sesame seeds because of salmonella.
In the same month, Waitrose recalled green pesto with basil because of the gastrointestinal illness.
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In March, Lidl issued a recall for its Alesto roasted and salted California pistachios for the same reason.
That same month, Iceland supermarket recalled one of its curries because some of the packs contained a completely different dish – with an undeclared substance.
Iceland sells frozen ‘chicken bhuna ready-to-go’ that can be reheated at home.
But some of those packs actually contained a different curry — “creamy butter chicken to go.”
As the name suggests, the Butter Chicken packs contain milk.
Milk allergies are rare in adults but can be “lifelong and severe” in a minority, according to the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology.
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