Sainsbury's urgently recalls Taste the Difference dates over Hepatitis A fears, Bedford shoppers told

Do not eat these dates

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 4:59 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 5:00 pm

Taste the Difference Medjool Dates have been pulled off the shelves at Sainsbury's because of possible contamination with Hepatitis A.

In a statement with the Food Standards Agency, the store said: "These products might be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Symptoms caused by Hepatitis A usually include fever, nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, dark-coloured urine and jaundice (a yellowing of the skin)."

It affects the 200g and 500g packs sizes.

There is a possible contamination with Hepatitis A

The statement added: "If you have bought these products do not eat them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund."

Taste the Difference Medjool Dates