Ireland – Recall of Batches of Mr Porky Original Scratchings due to the Possible Presence of Salmonella

FSAI

Monday, 23 August 2021

Summary
Category 2: For Information
Alert Notification: 2021.66
Product: Mr. Porky Original Scratchings; pack size: 5 x 16.5g
Batch Code: All dates up to and including 19 February 2022
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom

Message:

Mr. Porky is recalling the above batches of its Original Scratchings due to the possible presence of salmonella.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in Iceland stores supplied with the implicated batches.

Nature Of Danger:

People infected with Salmonella typically develop symptoms between 12 and 36 hours after infection, but this can range between 6 and 72 hours. The most common symptom is diarrhoea, which can sometimes be bloody.  Other symptoms may include fever, headache and abdominal cramps. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Diarrhoea can occasionally be severe enough to require hospital admission. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.

Action Required:

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.

Mr Porky Original Scratchings

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