Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Medjool Dates Recall [UK]


Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Medjool Dates Recall [UK

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UK FlagUK/London: Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd (“Sainsbury’s”) a London, England establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Medjool Dates from the British marketplace due to suspected Hepatitis A contamination and consequential risks of viral infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FSA: http://ht.ly/l5bQ30rEr9i

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-25-2021

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Medjool Dates are subject to recall:

  • Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Medjool Dates, marketed and sold in 200 gram packages with a SKU designation of 6803452, a supplier / site code of K0014EW; affected batch/lots: all batch/lots: all current designations
  • Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Medjool Dates, marketed and sold in 500 gram packages with a SKU designation of 7601679, a supplier / site code of K0014EW; affected batch/lots: all batch/lots: all current designations

==> No barcodes, EANs, UPCs, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Medjool Dates can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, Sainsbury’s has recalled certain batch/lots of Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Medjool Dates from the British marketplace due to suspected Hepatitis A contamination. Symptoms of Hepatitis A can include fever, nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, dark-coloured urine and jaundice (a yellowing of the skin). As a direct result of this suspected defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Medjool Dates identified above.

==> For information about Hepatitis A, please consult the “Hepatitis” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Taste the Difference Medjool Dates, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Dates to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-9-9, your closest hospital A&E or emergency centre equipped to properly treat viral poisoning such as Hepatitis A.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Sainsbury’s Supermarkets on 0800 636 262 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at https://help.sainsburys.co.uk/help/info-of-interest/Product-recall-notices.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Medjool Dates, please search for “dates” or more generically, “fruit” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Hepatitis A contamination, please search for “Hepatitis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd., please search for “Sainsbury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Taste the Difference brand, please search for “Taste” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Taste the Difference brand, please search for “Taste the Difference” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-25-2021
Recalls Direct RIN: 14316-2021
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