LIDL UK is recalling a type of oregano after fears that it contains high levels of a chemical compound that "can lead to liver disease", the Food Standards Agency has said.

The supermarket giant has issued a recall on Kania Oregano due to the possible presence of high levels of pyrrolizidine alkaloids; these compounds are naturally occurring, but prolonged consumption of high levels can lead to liver disease.

The affected product:

Kania Oregano

Pack size 7.5g

Batch code 9163BE

Best before June 2022

South Wales Argus:


What you should do

If you have bought the above product do not eat it.

Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.