Although Tayto Group Ltd, the brand behind the pork scratching products, issued an urgent food recall to customers last week, the warning seemed not to have reached some people in time.
Some Britons still ate the products and have fallen ill as a result.
Public Health England said 176 people had become sick with salmonella poising, while more than 50 had ended up in hospital.
Salmonella symptoms include diarrhoea, vomiting, and fever.
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