Booker withdraws Chef's Larder Madras Curry Powder

Last updated:
29 July 2014
Product withdrawal
Booker has withdrawn Chef's Larder Madras Curry Powder with a 'best before' end date of March 2017 and batch code LEP 048771 as a precautionary measure. This is because salmonella was found during routine testing. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. The FSA has issued a Product Withdrawal Information Notice.

Product details

The withdrawn product is:

Product: Chef’s Larder Madras Curry Powder
Pack size: 410g
Batch code: LEP 048771
'Best before' end: March 2017

The above product has been distributed to caterer establishments only and Booker has told all its customers to withdraw the product. A product notice has been published on Booker's website, explaining to customers why the product has been withdrawn and what they can do if they have bought the affected product.

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