Aldi has extended its recall on some chicken products due to salmonella fears - the full list

Aldi is extending its recall of two chicken products due to fears of the presence of salmonella.

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Symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.

The recall now includes all batches and all best before dates of the two chicken products.

Which products are being recalled?

All batches of Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken and Roosters Breaded Poppin' Chicken are being recalled.

Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken

Pack size: 210gBatch code: AllBest before: All

Roosters Breaded Poppin' Chicken

Pack size: 210gBatch code: AllBest before: All

What is salmonella?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) explains that “salmonellosis is a disease caused by the bacteria Salmonella. It is usually characterised by acute onset of fever, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea and sometimes vomiting.”

The onset of symptoms occurs between six and 72 hours (usually 12 to 36 hours) after the ingestion of salmonella, and illness lasts between two and seven days.

“Symptoms of salmonellosis are relatively mild and patients will make a recovery without specific treatment in most cases. However, in some cases, particularly in children and elderly patients, the associated dehydration can become severe and life-threatening,” adds the WHO.

Action taken by the company

Aldi is recalling the above products and a point of sale notice has been published on Aldi’s website, explaining to customers why the products are being recalled and what to do if they have bought the product.

What should customers do if they have bought any of these products?

If you have bought any of the above products do not consume them. Instead, return them to the nearest Aldi store for a full refund.

For more information, visit the Aldi website.