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Chuck your Bovril and keep away from Subway.
« on: August 24, 2008, 12:35:07 am »
Jars of Bovril are being taken off Britain's shelves after a batch of the product was contaminated with salmonella.  But the recall is separate to an ongoing probe into an outbreak that has already struck down over 100 people in the UK and Ireland and is forcing the removal of some sandwich fillers from the market.

Tubs of Bovril paste and stock have been found to contain a different strain of salmonella, forcing makers Unilever to shut down the factory in Staffordshire until it gets the all-clear in new tests.

The jars, with best before dates of January 2010, have been taken off shelves as a "precautionary measure".

A spokesman for the company has called it an "isolated incident" and urged anyone who wants more information to call the helpline on 0800 146 252.

Consumers who may have eaten the suspicious products and who feel unwell have been been advised to seek medical help.

Salmonella is a food-borne disease and symptoms can include diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting and fever.

At the same time as the Bovril investigation, a selection of chicken and bacon sandwich fillers are also being recalled.

The makers at a factory in Ireland also supply chicken and beef products to the Subway sandwich chain, which has recalled products.

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Re: Chuck your Bovril and keep away from Subway.
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2008, 12:42:06 am »
How many people will think chucking your Bovril is an olympic sport?
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Re: Chuck your Bovril and keep away from Subway.
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2008, 08:47:08 am »
Perhaps to guarantee us a few gold medals at the 2012 games we could introduce a few traditional British games, like worm charming, tiddlywinks, vindaloo eating, bar skittles, and throwing up in doorways. Any more?

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Re: Chuck your Bovril and keep away from Subway.
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2008, 09:36:48 am »
Cheese rolling. Veryy popular and ancient tradition in the village of Stiton a few miles down the road. Also popular in Gloucestershire I believe.
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