Asda recalls its Deli Pork And Egg Slices

Last updated:
12 April 2013
product recall
Asda is recalling its Deli Pork And Egg Slices from customers, because a labelling error has resulted the products being labelled with a 'use by' date of 17 August 2013 rather than 17 April 2013. Eating a product past the intended 'use by' date could pose a risk to health. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.


The recalled product is:

  • ASDA Deli Pork and Egg Slices, 250g
  • 'Use by': 17 August 2013

Asda has withdrawn the above product from sale. The company has also placed consumer notices in their stores, telling customers about the recall.

If you have bought the above product, please do eat it, but return to your nearest store for a full refund. You can also contact Asda Customer Relations on 0800 952 0101.

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