Aldi issues urgent food recall over 'incorrect use-by date' on meat product

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Aldi have urgently recalled a meat item over fears that the product has been labelled with an incorrect 'use-by' date, making it unsafe to eat.

A 'do not eat' warning was issued on June 8 for Ashfields Grill 4 Garlic & Herb Chicken Kebabs (320g) due to a labelling error which extends the 'use-by' date by one month. The item displays a 'use-by' date of 09 July 2024, rather than the correct 'use-by' date of 09 June 2024.

Customers who have bought the product should not eat it and instead return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.

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Alerts about these product issues were published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), advising customers about the appropriate action if they had purchased any affected goods. Shoppers can expect a full refund for any problem products.

The FSA released a statement: "Aldi is recalling Ashfields Grill 4 Garlic & Herb Chicken Kebabs because of a labelling error which shows an incorrect use-by date, making the product unsafe to eat."

The statement continued: "Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice."

The FSA advised: "If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund. For further information, please visit or contact 0800 042 0800."