Ireland – Recall of Me2you Italian Pasta Salad due to the Possible Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

FSAI

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2020.59
Product: Me2you Italian Pasta Salad; pack size: 250g
Batch Code: PS611; use by: 17/9/20
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom

Message:

Me2you is recalling the above batch of Me2you Italian Pasta Salad due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.

Nature Of Danger:

Symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness.  In rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications.  Some people are more vulnerable to Listeria monocytogenes infections, including pregnant women, babies, and people with weakened immune systems, including the elderly.  The incubation period (time between initial infection and first symptoms appearing) is on average 3 weeks but can range between 3 and 70 days.

Action Required:

Inspectors:

A distribution list will be emailed to PEHOs in due course. Please notify the FSAI (foodincidents@fsai.ie) of any concerns.

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

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