Sainsbury's Spanish Chorizo recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

25 October 2023

Sainsbury’s are taking the precautionary action of recalling all date codes of Taste the Difference Spanish Chorizo Iberico Ring because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in some of the products

Product details

Taste the Difference Spanish Chorizo Iberico Ring
Pack size: 200g
Use by: All dates from 23 November 2023 up to and including 16 January 2024

Risk statement

The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product listed above.

Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea. However, in rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications, such as meningitis.

Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems.

Action taken by the company

Sainsbury’s is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

Customer Notice: Sainsbury's recalls Taste the Difference Spanish Chorizo Iberico Ring

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund. For more information visit or contact their Careline on 0800 028 8303.

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