Tesco, Morrisons and Waitrose issue 'do not eat' warning over products

Tesco is recalling chocolate.
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Supermarket giants Tesco, Morrisons, and Waitrose have issued a "do not eat" warning to shoppers over a number of recalled items. Full refunds will be given to anyone affected by the recall.

According to Wales Online, the products in question have been removed from shelves. These include chocolate bars incorrectly labelled as nut-free, chicken potentially containing metal, and unfit-for-consumption cornflakes.

Customers who have purchased these items are being advised not to eat them and to return them to the store for a full refund. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published warnings advising customers on what to do if they have bought one of the affected products.

In a statement, the FSA said: "Morrison's is recalling Morrison's Wafer Thin Cooked Chicken because it may contain small pieces of metal. The possible presence of metal makes these products unsafe to eat.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.", reports the Daily Record.

Here are all the affected products.

Morrison's chicken slices.

The chicken in question comes in pack sizes of 170g or 400g. It includes all use-by dates up to and including June 16, 2024.

In its recall notice, the store said: "Please do not eat this product and return it to your nearest store for a full refund. We don't need a receipt."

"No other products are affected by this issue. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and assure customers of our continuing commitment to the highest standard of product quality and safety."

Morrison's BREW YORK - Juice Forsyth tropical IPA.

Morrison's has issued a recall for the BREW YORK - Juice Forsyth beer. Customers who have bought 440ml cans with a use-by date of July 23, 2024, and gyle number 1036 are urged to return them to any Morrisons store for a full refund.

Tesco multipack chocolate bars.

In related news, Tesco is also recalling several of its Tesco multipack chocolate bars due to undeclared peanuts. The FSA stated: "The products contain peanuts making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts."

Tesco Dreamy Caramel Chocolate Bars Multipack: 6 x 40g; best before January 31, 2025.

Tesco Dreamy Caramel Chocolate Bars Multipack: 6 x 40g; best before February 28, 2025.

The FSA advised: "If you have bought the above products do not eat them. Instead, return them to any Tesco store for a full refund. For more information contact Tesco Customer Services on 0800 505 555."

Tesco has apologised to its customers and explained there had been a "mispack". They added: "Due to a mispack there is a risk of peanuts not being declared as an ingredient in the product. This poses a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts. Please do not consume this product and return it to store where a full refund will be given. No receipt is required."

Tesco has issued a recall for Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chocolate Flavour due to the potential presence of small hard lumps of food in the product, making it unsafe to consume. The affected product is the 450g pack of Kellogg's Cornflakes chocolate flavour.

Customers who have purchased this item are advised not to eat it but to dispose of it and contact Kellogg's for a full refund.

Similarly, Waitrose is recalling its BREW YORK - Juice Forsyth, a tropical IPA, following reports of excessive carbonation causing cans to bulge and even burst. Customers who have bought cans with a use-by date of July 23, 2024, are advised not to consume the product but to return it to their local Waitrose branch for a refund.

The affected cans are 440ml in size and have a gyle number 1036.

Waitrose Crosta and Mollica sugo alla norma aubergine, ricotta and tomato pasta sauce.

Waitrose has withdrawn a pasta sauce from its shelves after Crosta and Mollica issued a recall for its sugo alla norma aubergine, ricotta and tomato sauce due to potential glass contamination, rendering it unsafe for consumption. The affected products are 340g jars with the batch code Y008B, and a best-before date of January 8, 2027.

Customers are advised to return the jars to the store for a full refund.