Aldi chocolate recalled in salmonella scare

aldiSupermarket Aldi has issued a product recall after salmonella was found in a batch of chocolate.

The store has recalled 200g (7oz) packs of Choceur Treasures with a best before date of 1 September 2015.

The shop said the batch was sold in the Midlands region only, in towns and cities including Leicester. Other towns affected are reported to be Birmingham, Worcester, Derby, Nottingham, Wolverhampton, Coventry and Grantham.

Anyone who bought the product is asked to return it to the store.

The Food Standards Agency is warning people not to eat the product.

It said no other Aldi products were known to be affected.

The F.S.A. issued a product information recall notice on January 2nd 2014.

The product being recalled is:

  • Product: Choceur Treasures – whole hazelnut wrapped in waffle and milk chocolate
  • Size: 200g
  • ‘Best before’ date: 1 September 2015

No other Choceur/Aldi products are known to be affected.

Aldi has recalled the above product and product recall notices are on display in the relevant stores.

These notices explain to customers why the product has been recalled and advise them of how to get a refund if they bought it.

If you have bought the above product, do not eat it. Instead, return the product to the nearest store.

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