be careful if you have bought chicken wings lately

Many batches of chicken wings, sold in several regions of France since August 11, 2022, are subject to a recall. Find out which ones and here’s what you need to know if you have them in your home.

After ice cream, rusks, tortilla chips or organic dry ham, it’s the turn of a star barbecue ingredient to be the subject of a product recall. A large quantity of batches of chicken wings of two different brands: Smart prices and Champagne poultry sold in the Grand-Est, Hauts-de-France and Île-de-France regions are concerned and contain the listeria in high quantities. These products should not be consumed.

Which products are affected?

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The recall concerns all batches of chicken wings of the brands: Smart prices and Champagne poultry. The products are sold in the following distributor:

  • Leclerc, Cora, Crossroads for Smart Prices brand chicken wings, marketed since 08/11/2022
  • U, Alphaprim, Auchan, Leclerc, Carrefour, Intermarché for chicken wings from the Volailles Champenoises brand, marketed since 08/15/2022

Rappel Conso, the government site which lists all recalls of finished products intended for consumers, gives the models concerned:

The model names are as follows for the brand Champagne poultry

  • Paprika Chicken Wing, Mexican Chicken Wing, Paprika Chicken Wings, Mexican Chicken Wings, Chicken Chick’wings, Mexican Chick’wings.

The model names are as follows for Smart Prices brand

  • Mexican chicken wing, Chicken wing with paprika

The end date of the recall procedure is set at August 15th for wings of the brand Prix futés and au 21st of August for those of the Volailles Champenoises brand.

The affected batches of the Prix futés brand:

The affected batches of the Volailles Champenoises brand:

What if you have it at home?

If you have one of these products in your possession, the Rappel Conso site asks you not to consume it and to bring the product back to the point of sale in order to refund.

Contact consumer service at 0801902377.

Want to know more about the health risks of food recalls, refer to our guide to food recalls.

Health recommendation:
People who have consumed the “products” mentioned above and who have fever, isolated or accompanied by headaches, and body aches, are invited to consult their doctor and report this consumption. Severe forms with neurological complications and maternal or fetal damage in pregnant women can also sometimes occur. Pregnant women as well as immunocompromised people and the elderly should be especially alert to these symptoms. Listeriosis is a disease that can be serious and has an incubation period of up to eight weeks.

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