John West recalls tins of sardines

John West has recalled two tinned sardine products due to a ‘possible microbiological contamination risk’.

The popular food brand has taken the precautionary measure that affects sardines in olive oil and sunflower oil. 

A statement from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said: “John West is taking the precautionary action of recalling John West Boneless Sardines in Sunflower Oil and John West Sardines in Olive Oil because of a possible microbiological contamination risk.

“Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products.

“If you have bought either of the above products do not eat them.

“Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.”

The products affected include John West boneless sardines in sunflower oil, in 95g packs.

The batch codes affected are 109, 110, 111, 112 and 113.

Packs of 120g John West sardines in olive oil have also been recalled with the batch codes 109, 110, 111, 112 and 113.

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