Lidl, Matalan and Co-op recall items from chicken to child seats

Food and other items including chicken pieces, child seats, socks and chocolate biscuits have been recalled by major retailers including Lidl, Matalan and the Co-op.

Urgent product recall notices have been issued by Trading Standards UK for good recently bought in UK shops which could prove dangerous.

These are the latest product recall notices issued in the last seven days.

If you have bought any of these items don’t use them – instead take them back for a full refund.

Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces (sold at Lidl Northern Ireland)

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Faughan Foods is recalling Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. This product was sold in Lidl Northern Ireland stores only.

Product details
Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces (Family pack)
Pack size: 240 g
Batch code: P3527
Best-before date: 13 September 2020

Risk statement
The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product listed above. Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea. However, in rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications, such as meningitis.

Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems.

Snak Shed – Milk Chocolate Coated Jumbo Raisins

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Country Products Ltd is recalling Snak Shed Milk Chocolate Coated Jumbo Raisins because they contain peanuts which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts.

Product details
Snak Shed Milk Chocolate Coated Jumbo Raisins
Pack size: 60 g
Batch codes: MOR004 2LO 2107 0 and MOR004 2L6 2107 0
Best-before date: 21 July 2021

Snak Shed

Risk statement
Allergen(s): peanuts

This product contains peanuts making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts.

Matalan – Pom Pom Socks

The following notice appears on the Matalan website:

Rib Ankle Pom Pom Socks Blue – C134573
Ankle Pom Pom Sock Pink – C134574

Pom Pom Socks

These products were on sale from 24 February 2020 to 24 August 2020.

The above Pom Pom Socks do not meet our usual high standards for quality and safety as the pom poms may become detached, which could present a choking hazard.

If you’ve bought any of the above Pom Pom Socks, please do not use the products and return them at your earliest convenience to your nearest Matalan store where staff will be happy to give you a full refund. You will not need to produce a receipt to claim a refund.

If you have bought the above for someone else or know someone who has one then please let them know immediately about this notice. This recall does not affect any other Matalan product.

If you have any queries, please contact 0333 0044444, email at cs@matalanonline.co.uk

Co-op – 18 Chocolate Caramel Shortcake Bites

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Co-op is recalling 18 Chocolate Caramel Shortcake Bites. This is because some packs contain an incorrect product resulting in barley (gluten) not being mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to barley or gluten.

Product details
Co-op 18 Chocolate Caramel Shortcake Bites
Pack size: 18 pieces
Best-before date: 16 October 2020

Caramel Shortcake

Risk statement
Allergen(s): barley (gluten)

This product contains barley making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to barley or gluten.

Polisport – Groovy and Guppy child seats

The following notice appears on the Halfords website:

Potential risk for Groovy reclinable system and Guppy maxi plus reclinable system.

Potential risk when used with excessive load, during extreme conditions, with incorrect use, and without the frame seatbelt properly installed.

Polisport Guppy and Groovy

  • affects only Guppy maxi plus reclinable system RS+ and Groovy reclinable system RS+
  • the potential issue is only when using these child-seats in extreme conditions as per example: big road holes, jumps and off-road ways with an excessive load than the one indicated in the product user manual – 22 kg, and without the frame seatbelt properly installed
  • both products are duly homologated and fulfil integrally EN14344 standard

Van der Meulen – Melba Thins Original

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Van der Meulen is recalling Melba Thins Original because they contain egg, which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg.

Product details
Van der Meulen Melba Thins Original
Pack size: 100 g
Best-before date: 30 April 2021

Risk statement
Allergen(s): egg

This product contains egg making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg.

Fcmila – Ceiling Fan and LED Light Unit

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/01208/20

Category
Electrical appliances and equipment

Product
Ceiling fan and LED light unit

Brand
Fcmila

Name
Ceiling fan and LED light unit

Type / number of model
DZ0152-1

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
Electric shock

The electric strength of the product is not sufficient. Consequently, accessible parts may become live and the user can receive an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.

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