Tesco, Lidl, Aldi, Asda ‘do not eat’ warnings and product recalls

Asda, Tesco, Lidl and Aldi are among UK supermarkets with ‘do not eat’ warnings in place on some of their products.

Food recalls have been issued at major supermarkets for a variety of reasons, including under-declared ingredients and an outbreak of disease-causing bacteria.

We’ve rounded up current product recalls you should be aware of.

If you have purchased any of the items mentioned below, you should be aware of these possible health risks.


Aldi recall

Aldi issued a recall on one of its products due to a packaging error resulting in a health risk.

The supermarket is recalling its Bramwells tartar sauce because it contains sulphites not mentioned on the label.

Bramwells Tartar Sauce labels were incorrectly applied to Bramwells Horseradish Sauce.

The error means that the product poses a health risk to anyone sensitive to sulfur dioxide or sulphites.

Bramwells tartar sauce

  • Pack size: 175g
  • Batch code: 2118
  • Best before: April 2023

Tesco recall

A chocolate bar sold at Tesco is being recalled due to a possible health risk.

Happi Free From is recalling its Oat M!lk chocolate bars, supplied to the retail giant, because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label.

The error means that chocolate is a potential health risk for anyone allergic or intolerant to milk or milk constituents.

The recall affects Plain M!lk bars with an October 2023 expiration date, Salted Caramel bars with an October 2023 expiration date, and Plain White bars with a June 2023 expiration date.

Lidl reminder

Lidl is reminder one of its products because it may contain pathogenic bacteria.

The supermarket issued a recall on its Eridanous Greek Smoked Mackerel Fillet with Olives and Oregano with Soybean Oil because Listeria monocytogenes was found in the product.

The bacteria can survive and even grow under refrigeration and can cause listeriosis which can last up to several weeks depending on severity.

Symptoms include fever, vomiting and headache, with some cases even resulting in seizures.

Product details:

Eridanous Greek Smoked Mackerel Fillet with Olives and Oregano in Soybean Oil

  • Pack size: 150g
  • Batch number: 01063402062022
  • Best before: January 2, 2023

Asda reminder

Asda is taking the precautionary step of recalling Asda White Lasagne Sauce due to a possible risk of microbiological contamination due to a production defect.

The issue only affects products sold in Asda stores in North West England, North Midlands and North Wales.

Product details:

Asda White Lasagna Sauce

Pack size: 480g

Best before: February 03, 2024

Ardo Reminder

The FSA and Ardo NV recall the Ardo Fruitberry mix after the discovery of hepatitis A in the product.

Symptoms caused by hepatitis A include fever, nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, dark urine and jaundice.

Anyone who purchased the product should not eat it, but return it to the store for a full refund.

Product details:

Ardo Fruitberry Mix

  • Package size: 2.5 kg
  • Batch number: 58622131
  • Best before: May 2024

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