B&M is recalling its chicken nuggets due to salmonella contamination - the batches affected

Friday, 19th February 2021, 11:05 am
Updated Friday, 19th February 2021, 11:06 am
Have you bought any of the affected product? (Photo: Shutterstock)

A batch of chicken nuggets sold in B&M and Heron Foods stores is being recalled due to salmonella contamination.

Customers who have purchased the affected product are advised not to consume it and instead return it to stores for a full refund.

Which product is being recalled?

Vestey Foods is recalling its Chick Inn 32 Jumbo Chicken Nuggets after salmonella was found in the product.

The food item is sold at B&M, B&M Express and Heron Food only.

The nuggets have a pack size of 650g, a lot number of 31453058, and a best-before-end date of January 2022.

The batch code and best before date can be found on the back of the packaging in the bottom left hand corner.

Symptoms of salmonella poisoning

If you consume food that has been contaminated by salmonella, you will start to feel unwell within around 12 to 36 hours after.

Symptoms typically include:

  • Fever
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Feeling generally unwell - such as feeling tired or having aches and chills

These symptoms usually clear within three to seven days of eating the food that caused the infection.

Advice for customers

Customers who have bought the Chick Inn 32 Jumbo Chicken Nuggets with the affected batch code are advised to eat it.

Instead, it should be returned to the store from where it was purchased for a full refund, with or without a receipt.

For further information, customers can all 0345 603 7300, or email [email protected]