Chicken recall: list of products recalled over salmonella fears

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Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Pret A Manger, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose have pulled their chicken sandwiches and other products off the shelves over fears of salmonella

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Several major retailers have recalled a range of ready-to-eat foods, including sandwiches, wraps and salads, over food poisoning risks.

Sainsbury’s, Aldi, Pret A Manger, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose have all taken the “precautionary measure” over salmonella fears.

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Here we take a look at the full list of recalled items.

what was said

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Pret A Manger has removed all chickens from its menus because of a “supplier food safety issue”.

Both Pret and Sainsbury’s described the move as a “precautionary measure”.

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A message from Pret A Manger’s UK Twitter account in a reply to a customer on Wednesday (11 May) read: “Hello, Customer safety is always our priority so we are temporarily withdrawing chicken from ours as a precautionary measure due to a supplier Removed menu Food safety issue. No Pret products are currently affected and we are continuing to work with the supplier on this issue.”

Sainsbury’s tweeted: “We are recalling the majority of Sainsbury’s and Taste the Difference chicken sandwiches, chicken wraps, chicken sandwich platters and some of our cooked chicken.”

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Aldi said: “The products listed above are being recalled due to the possible presence of salmonella. Customers are asked to return this product to their nearest store for a full refund.

“We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.”

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More and more retailers are recalling products as Waitrose said: “Waitrose is recalling the above products as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of salmonella which can cause illness if eaten.

“No other Waitrose products are affected.”

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The supermarket advised: “Do not consume. pack items. Return the product to your local Waitrose & Partners branch for a refund.”

Anyone requiring further advice should contact Waitrose Customer Service on 0800 188 881 option four.

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While Marks & Spencer said: “Customer safety is of the utmost importance to Marks & Spencer and we take any issues related to the production of our food extremely seriously.”

If you want to return goods, you do not need a receipt and can call the supermarket’s customer service if you are unsure.

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Which items are being recalled?

Sainsbury’s is recalling the following items:

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  • from Sainsbury’s Chicken, Bacon & Caesar Wrap, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Chicken Fajita Triple Wrap, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Spring on the Lemon Chicken Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • TTD Greek Chicken & Tzatziki Premium Wrap, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Chicken and Bacon Sub Roll, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Cafe Chicken & Bacon Topped Toastie, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Jerk Chicken Wrap, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Chicken & Sweetcorn Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Chicken with Pork, Sage & Onion Stuffing Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Chicken & Bacon Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Chicken Salad Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Chicken Triple Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Coronation Chicken Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Thai Red Chicken Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Classic Triple Sandwich, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Gluten Free Chicken Caesar Wrap, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 14th, 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s chargrilled chicken slices 160g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s chargrilled chicken slices 300g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s Firecracker Chicken Slices 160g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th, 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s Garlic & Herb Chicken Breast Slices 180g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th 2022
  • of Sainsbury’s Kansas City BBQ Wings 486g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th, 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s Flamegrilled Chicken Grills 180g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Sage & Onion Chicken Breast Slice 180g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s Chargrilled Salt & Chilli Thigh Filets 150g, with all usage codes from 3rd May to 20th May 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s Grilled Tandoori Chicken Thigh Filets 150g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Piri Piri Chicken Mini Filets 170g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s Mexican Chicken Mini Filets 170g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th, 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s Flamegrilled Chicken Mini Filets 170g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 20th 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Cajun Chicken Grills 180g, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 12th 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Classic Sandwich Platter, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 12th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Meat Sandwich Platter, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 12th, 2022
  • by Sainsbury’s Gluten Free Sandwich Platter, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 12th, 2022
  • from Sainsbury’s Wrap Platter, with all usage codes from May 3rd to May 12th, 2022

Aldi is recalling the following items:

  • Triple Wraps: Chicken & Bacon Caesar, Chicken Fajita, Sweet Chili Chicken
  • Mixed Wraps: Chicken & Bacon Caesar
  • Triple sandwiches: Classic Selection, Chicken & Bacon
  • S/S Sandwiches: Chicken Beechwood Smoked Bacon & Filling
  • Deep Filled Sandwiches: Chicken & Bacon
  • Deeper Fill Sandwiches: Fried Chicken Salad, Chicken & Filling
  • Classic Sandwiches: Chicken & Sweetcorn

All of the above products have a use by date up to and including May 15, 2022

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  • Flavored Mini Chicken Fillets: Mango Curry, Shwarma with a sell by date up to and including May 19th

Waitrose recalls 10 items:

  • Waitrose Roast Chicken Salad with Lettuce Cream Sandwich
  • Waitrose Roast Chicken & Stuffing Sandwich
  • Waitrose Roast Chicken & Sweetcorn Sandwich
  • Waitrose Essential Chicken Mayo Sandwich
  • Waitrose Chicken & Bacon Caesar Wrap
  • Waitrose Sweet Chilli Chicken with Coconut and Cilantro Pickle Wrap
  • Waitrose Deep Filled Roast Chicken & Stuffing Sandwich
  • Waitrose Roast Chicken & Bacon Sandwich
  • Waitrose Deep Filled Roast Chicken & Bacon Sandwich
  • Waitrose Entertaining Meat Roulade Wrap Selection

All have dates up to and including May 14, 2022

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Marks & Spencer recalls 12 foods:

  • Coronation Chicken Deli Filler with use by date of May 12th to May 17th 2022
  • 14-piece classic sandwich plate with best-before dates of May 12 and May 13, 2022
  • Classic selection of mini rolls with a use-by date of May 12th
  • Chicken & Bacon Caesar Wrap with use by date May 12th
  • Gluten-free chicken & bacon sandwich without wheat with a best before date of May 12th and May 13th
  • Roast Chicken & Bacon Sandwich with use by dates May 12th and May 13th
  • Roast Chicken & Salad Sandwich with use by dates May 12th and May 13th
  • Chicken & Bacon Layered Salad with an expiration date of May 12th to May 15th
  • Chargrilled Chicken Caesar Salad with an expiration date of May 12th to May 15th
  • Chicken Honey Mustard Pasta Salad with an expiration date of May 12th to May 15th
  • Cafe Gluten Free Chicken Salad Sandwich with a best before date of May 12th
  • Café Classic Sandwich Selection with a use by date of May 12th and May 13th

A Pret A Manger spokesman said: “As a precautionary measure, we have temporarily removed most chicken items from our menu due to a potential food safety risk at one of our suppliers.

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“We hope to have these products back in stores soon.

“We apologize for any inconvenience,” MailOnline reported.

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What is salmonella?

According to the NHS, salmonella infection is caused by bacteria that live in the intestines of many birds and animals. The bacteria can be present in foods that can lead to intestinal infections in humans.

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Symptoms include loose stools, abdominal pain, fever, headache, nausea and/or vomiting, and general tiredness.

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