UNION COOP: ‘Sadia’ frozen chicken is safe for consumption
UNION COOP, the UAE’s largest consumer cooperative, today confirmed that frozen whole chicken produced by leading poultry brand, Sadia is 100 percent safe for consumption, as confirmed by laboratory tests conducted by Dubai Municipality.
Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing, UNION COOP, said: “We confirm that Sadia’s frozen whole chicken products are safe for consumption,’ adding that the COOP has resumed carrying Sadia’s whole frozen chicken across its branches Dubai and consumers can purchase this product with confidence.
Al Bastaki added “The decision to recall Sadia’s whole frozen chicken was a precautionary measure that was implemented to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our consumers. Sadia’s products are produced according to highest standards to ensure its safety and quality. Consumers are reassured that their safety and wellbeing is our top priority and Dubai Municipality lab tests confirm that these products are safe for consumption according to Dubai municipality official statement .
Al Bastaki urged consumers to communicate directly with UNION COOP or one of its representatives who are available in all its branches across Dubai, and advised consumers not to post any photos or videos on social media, avoid spreading rumors and disseminating information that would confuse consumers or expose them to potential legal issues.
We regret this incident which may caused inconvenience to consumers and reassure consumers that they can continue to enjoy the high quality of Sadia’s frozen products.