Aldi recalls chocolates after traces of salmonella found


Aldi supermarket in Daventry has recalled one of its products after salmonella was found in a batch of chocolate.

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

Issuing an official Product Recall Information Notice, the Food Standards Agency said that salmonella has been detected in one batch of the product which has been on sale in Aldi stores in the Midlands area only.

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

The list of shops where the chocolates have been sold also include Harlestone Road in Northampton, Weston Favell, Carina Road in Kettering and Old Greens Norton Road in Towcester.

Product recall notices have been displayed in all the stores and customers who bought the product are being asked to return it to the store.

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