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Salmonella Fears Force Pret a Manger to Join UK Supermarkets in Recalling Chicken

The sandwich chain has removed all poultry from its stores, after Aldi, Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose issued recalls

A view of Pret a Manger’s sandwich and “hot wrap” shelves, with the brand’s maroon logo in large capital letter above the food
Pret a Manger has temporarily removed all chicken products.
Pret a Manger

Salmonella found in chicken at a major UK supplier has seen Pret a Manger, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, and Marks and Spencer either remove or recall chicken products from their ranges.

Aldi was first to recall two chicken caesar wraps on 10 May, according to Sky, with its fellow supermarkets quickly following suit. Sandwiches, wraps, sandwich fillers and deli items are among the foods possibly affected, with 57 items withdrawn across the supermarkets in total. There have been no actual cases of salmonella linked thus far, and Pret and the supermarkets have stressed that the measures are precautionary.

The recall follows an outbreak of salmonella linked to Kinder chocolate eggs just a few weeks ago.

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