SHROPSHIRE Council is urging food businesses and residents to check for contaminated food products after the Food Standards Agency (FSA) released a food alert applying to Shropshire.

The products in question ae SFC Chicken Poppets and Take Home Boneless Buckets and some of these products are being recalled.

One batch of the contaminated products was found by Shropshire Council staff during a recent inspection of a Shropshire business and was immediately removed from sale.

The council is urging residents who have purchased any of the affected products to not eat them, and to return them to the shop they were bought from for a full refund.

Alternatively, you can email a photo of the packaging (clearly showing the batch code) to customerservices@sfcwholesale.co.uk

Vestey Foods has also recalled one of its products after finding salmonella; The Chick Inn 32 Jumbo Chicken Nuggets were sold at Heron Foods, B&M, and B&M Express only

Recent food alerts issued by the FSA which concerns chicken products that are contaminated with salmonella, has been found in Shropshire.

For more details, visit https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-09-2021

In addition to the alerts issued to retailers by the manufacturers, Shropshire Council is now contacting high risk businesses who may be affected and is asking businesses to also check for any potentially affected batches of the products.

Food business are advised to check if they have any affected stock and remove them from sale immediately and also display all relevant point of sale notices if they sell any of the affected products (even if not the same batch number).

Consumers are advised to check if they have bought any of the affected products. If you have bought affected products, do not to consume them and contact the store they bought them from immediately.

The FSA advise you to always take care when storing, handling and cooking these types of frozen breaded chicken products to help reduce the risk of food poisoning for you and your family.

If anyone has any concerns, business or consumer, you can contact the council by emailing food@shropshire.gov.uk or calling 0345 678 9067.