Supermarket giant Lidl is recalling some of its popular bars amid concerns over salmonella.
The firm says anyone who has bought one of the affected batches of its Deluxe Dark Chocolate Muesli Bar with Brazils and Cranberries shouldn’t eat them but seek a refund.
The Food Standards Agency warned: ” Lidl GB has taken the precautionary step of recalling Deluxe Dark Chocolate Muesli Bar with Brazils and Cranberries because the product might contain salmonella.
“The product may be contaminated with salmonella. Symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.”
In a recall notice Lidl said a number of batches were affected and apologised for any inconvenience.
It said: “Lidl GB is recalling Deluxe Dark Chocolate Muesli Bar w ith Brazils and Cranberries, 3 x 45g with Best Before End Dates AUG 2020, SEP 2020, OCT 2020, DEC 2020, JAN 2021, FEB 2021, MAR 2021, APR 2021 only, due to the potential presence of Salmonella.
“Salmonella can trigger severe gastrointestinal symptoms.
“If you have bought the above product, we advise you not to eat it.
“Instead, if you are already making an essential trip to a Lidl GB store you can return the item to t he store for a full refund, with or without a receipt.
“Alternatively, please dispose of the product and email firstname.lastname@example.org including a photo of the affected product and Best Before End date.
“The Customer Services team will process this refund via letter. Other Deluxe products, variants and Best Before End dates are not affected by this recall.”
It added: “Lidl GB wishes to apologise for any inconvenience caused. Any customers with queries or concerns can contact Customer Services on 0370 444 1234 or email@example.com”