MARKS & SPENCER is recalling several products containing chicken due to the possible presence of salmonella.
The chicken potentially infected with the dangerous bacteria originated in the UK and consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.
Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed at the M&S stores that received the affected products.
People infected with Salmonella usually develop symptoms between 12 and 36 hours after infection. However, this can range from six to 72 hours.
The following products are subject to recall:
Source: McCullagh, Karen
The most common symptom is diarrhea, which can sometimes be bloody. Other symptoms include fever, headache, and abdominal cramps.
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The illness usually lasts four to seven days, and occasionally the diarrhea can be severe enough to require hospitalization.
The elderly, infants, and people with impaired immune systems are more likely to have more severe illness.
The FSAI announced the recall on its website tonight.