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Chicken tikka sandwiches recalled over salmonella fears

01 February 2016

Sandwiches and wraps containing chicken tikka are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. 

A recall notice for six products by Easy Eats UK, which supplies Asda, Tesco and Iceland, was issued by the Food Standards Agency on Monday. 

“During routine testing we have detected a serious microbiological problem in an ingredient used in our Chicken Tikka products,” Easy Eats UK said in a statement. 

“Because of potential health concerns customers should not consume the affected products.”

The following products are affected:

Snax on the Go Chicken Tikka Filler & Fillings
‘Use by’ date: 8 February 2016

Snax on the Go Mixed Case (includes Chicken Tikka Sandwiches)
‘Use by’ date: 15 February 2016

Snacksters Chicken Tikka Sandwiches
‘Use by’ dates: 15 February 2016

Snacksters Chicken Tikka Wraps
‘Use by’ date: 8 February 2016

Snacksters Mixed case (includes Chicken Tikka Sandwiches)
‘Use by’ date: 15 February 2016

Best In Chicken Tikka Sandwiches
‘Use by’ date: 15 February 2016

A statement from the FSA said: “Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. 

“If you have bought one of these products, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.”

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