The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:
Public Health England has identified a small number of cases with E. coli O157 infection. Investigations have found a possible link to the above product. As a precautionary measure, Sainsbury’s is recalling certain batches of its Taste the Difference 4 pack Aberdeen Angus British Beef Quarter Pounders (Frozen).
Product: Taste the Difference 4 pack Aberdeen Angus British Beef Quarter Pounders (Frozen)
Pack size: 454g
Batches with best-before dates: July 2018, September 2018 and October 2018
No other Sainsbury’s products are known to be affected.
Sainsbury’s is recalling the above batches because a small number of customers have become unwell with E. coli O157 after consuming the product.
It is possible that E. coli O157 may be present in the batches listed above.
Symptoms caused by this organism include diarrhoea, abdominal pain, bloody diarrhoea, and haemolytic uremic syndrome, a serious condition that can lead to kidney failure and can be fatal.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above batches do not eat them. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
Sainsbury’s is recalling the above product. 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.