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Customer Safety Advice: by Sainsbury’s Eggs

Customer Safety Advice

by Sainsbury’s Eggs

 

eggs

 

 

 

SKU

Product Description

Best Before

Batch Code

6334096

by Sainsbury’s Free Range Medium Eggs X6

Oct 27, 28, 30

Nov 5, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17

1UK15270

6334094

by Sainsbury’s Free Range Large Eggs X6

Oct 28, 30, 31

Nov 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 18

1UK15270

6468905

by Sainsbury’s Free Range V Large Eggs X6

Oct 27, 28, 30, 31

Nov 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18

1UK15270

6468901

by Sainsbury’s Free Range Medium Eggs X12

Oct 27

Nov 1, 5, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18

1UK15270

6468897

by Sainsbury’s Free Range Large Eggs X12

Oct 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

Nov 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18

1UK15270

7608628

by Sainsbury’s FR Mixed Weight eggs x15

Oct 28, 30

Nov 8

1UK15270

8008268

J James FR Mixed Weight Eggs x10

Nov 1, 5, 18

1UK15270

7767388

by Sainsbury’s Basics x 15 egg

Nov 1, 6

1UK15270

8008635

by Sainsbury’s Free Range Medium Eggs x15

Nov 10, 13, 18

1UK15270

7006259

by Sainsbury’s Free Range Mixed Weight Eggs x6

Nov 12, 14, 17

1UK15270

6379763

SO Organic Large Eggs x6

Oct 27, 28, 29, 30,

Nov 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 17

0UK15270

6379768

SO Organic Medium  Eggs x6

Oct 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

Nov 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20

0UK15270

6918898

SO Organic Mixed Eggs x12

 

Oct 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

Nov 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20

0UK15270

 

It has been brought to our attention that Salmonella has been detected on a farm supplying a limited number of batches of Sainsbury’s eggs.  This may make some of the eggs from the batches listed above unsafe to consume raw or lightly cooked.  No other products are affected.  Eggs with the same date code, but a different batch code are also unaffected.  The best before date and batch code are printed on the eggshell.  These batches were only sold through specific Sainsburys stores.  For a full list of stores please follow this link: https://help.sainsburys.co.uk/help/product/CSABysainsburyseggs

 

Customers are advised to return the affected batches to their nearest Sainsbury’s store and will receive a full refund.  Only a very small number of eggs may be contaminated with Salmonella and the eggs are safe to consume if cooked thoroughly and handled correctly.  If you have consumed these codes and are concerned you may have symptoms, please contact your GP.

 

For any concerns or questions regarding this, please check our website Sainsburys.co.uk/help or contact our Careline on 0800 636262

 

We would like to apologise for the inconvenience this may cause. 

 

FAQs

What product is affected?

A small number of eggs sold in some stores with a batch code of 1UK15270 and 0UK15270 and best before dates of 27th October – 20th November.

 

How many have been sold?

We wouldn’t break this out as it’s commercially sensitive.

 

Are any other products affected?

No.

 

What about products where egg is an ingredient?

This update is specific to shell eggs.

 

Exactly what is the issue?

The FSA has advised a small number of British Lion eggs may be contaminated with salmonella.

 

Why is this a problem?

If the eggs are not cooked thoroughly it could cause fever, stomach cramps and sickness. 

 

What should customers who have one of these products do?

The eggs are safe to eat as long as they are cooked thoroughly and we are making customers aware of this. If customers are concerned they may have symptoms, we are advising they visit their GP.

 

How will customers be able to tell an egg has been cooked thoroughly?

Both the egg yolks and whites should not be runny.

 

How do customers identify the affected product?

The affected eggs will have a batch code of 1UK15270 or 0UK15270  stamped on the eggshell and best before dates of 27th October – 20th November. Customers can check the list of stores the eggs were available here - https://help.sainsburys.co.uk/help/product/CSABysainsburyseggs

 

How can you be sure that there aren’t any more potentially contaminated eggs?

We continue to work closely with our supplier and the FSA.

 

Will this affect supply?

We can assure customers that we have strong availability across our stores.

 

How is Sainsbury’s going to reach customers affected?

We are communicating the precautionary FSA advice in the stores where the eggs were sold and through our website.  

 

What if customers don’t want to eat eggs from this batch?

Customers can return them to store for a full refund.

 

Where were these products sold?

Customers can check the list of stores the eggs were available here - https://help.sainsburys.co.uk/help/product/CSABysainsburyseggs

 

Who supplies this product?

We do not comment on individual suppliers.

 

When did you find out?

We responded to FSA guidance as soon as the issue was identified.

 

Have any customers complained / been unwell?

We haven’t received any complaints from customers.

 

Any questions?

We’re here to help.  Customers can call 0800 636 262 if they have any questions or concerns.