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Asda, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose issue urgent recall on seafood due to salmonella fears

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Asda, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Co-op shared a warning for chilled and frozen seafood products as they may be contaminated with salmonella. This is the full list of products affected.

The various supermarkets issued the recall as the food due to the possible health risks.

The presence of salmonella could pose a risk to customers and make the products unsafe to eat.

The Food Standards Agency website states: “Several retailers listed below are recalling several chilled and frozen seafood products because they might be contaminated with salmonella.

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

Asda

Asda Seafood Selection (Mussels, seafood bites and king prawns) (Chilled)

Pack size – 240g

Best before – January 22, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2021

Asda Cooked Mussels (Chilled)

Pack size – 150g

Best before – January 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2021

Sainsbury’s

by Sainsbury’s Mussels (Chilled)

Pack size – 150g

Best before – All date codes

by Sainsbury’s Cockles (Chilled)

Pack size – 90g

Best before – All date codes

by Sainsbury’s Seafood Selection (Chilled)

Pack size – 200g

Best before – All date codes

by Sainsbury’s Cooked Cockles (Frozen)

Pack size – 200g

Best before – All date codes

by Sainsbury’s Cooked Mussels (Frozen)

Pack size – 300g

Best before – All date codes

by Sainsbury’s Seafood Selection (Frozen)

Pack size – 300g

Best before – All date codes

Waitrose

Waitrose & Partners Essential Frozen Seafood Selection, (King prawns, mussels and squid rings) (Frozen)

Pack size – 250g

Best before – All dates up to and including end January 2022

Waitrose & Partners Essential Cooked Seafood Selection, (Mussels, king prawns and squid) (Chilled)

Pack size – 200g

Best before – All use by dates from December 20, 2020 to January 20, 2021

Co-op

Co-op Cooked Mussels (Chilled)

Pack size – 140g

Best before – All date codes

Co-op Cooked Seafood Selection (Frozen)

Pack size – 300g

Best before – All date codes

Those who have bought any of the affected items have been urged not to eat them.

They can be returned to the store where they were bought for a full refund instead.

Shoppers can also contact the supermarket helplines if they are unable to return to stores.

Point-of-sale notices have been issued to supermarkets and will be displayed with more information.

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