A poultry company in England has stopped production at one of their sites after discovering Salmonella in chicken. Numerous products were recalled.
Cranswick stated that the Hull facility will remain closed until an investigation into possible contamination is completed.
A routine internal inspection revealed that Salmonella was present in certain cooked chicken products.
The products can be used as ingredients in sandwiches and meals at UK food-to-go and retail outlets.
“We have asked customers to stop selling products that contain ready-to-eat chicken from the affected time period as a precautionary step. The company stated that they are in close contact with the Foods Standards Agency, and would work with their experts to resolve this matter.
” Safety and quality are our top priorities. All protocols will be followed before we reopen production .”
Knock-on recall impact
Several supermarkets, including Waitrose, Aldi, Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Waitrose, have issued recalls. Amazon, Starbucks, Caffe Nero, Costa and Starbucks have also issued recalls.
A social media post from Pret said: “Customer safety is always our priority, so we’ve temporarily removed chicken from our menu as a precautionary measure due to a supplier food safety issue. No Pret products