UK: Kwik Save branch recalls food after suspected e-coli outbreak
A branch of Kwik Save in Eccleston, Lancashire, has asked customers to return all meat, cheese, fresh fruit and vegetables bought in the store over the last week due to fears of an e-coli outbreak.
Ten people became ill last week and some of them had shopped at the supermarket, prompting the suggestion that there might have been an outbreak of the food poisoning bug in the store.
The Kwik Save chain that was purchased from Somerfield by Back to the Future (BTTF), a consortium led by Richard Kirk, will remove non-food and own brand products from its shelves....
Further details have emerged about the group that took over the struggling UK discount store brand Kwik Save on Monday (27 February)....
Supermarket operator Somerfield has sold struggling discount chain Kwik Save to retail company BTTF. ...
Responding to reports in the UK press this morning (14 February) that the company is considering radical measures to minimise the financial impact of its struggling Kwik Save chain, Somerfield amd Kwi...
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Icelandic retail investor Baugur is set to walk away from the consortium planning a bid for supermarket chain Somerfield, according to the Guardian newspaper....
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