Ireland – Recall of a Batch of The Proper Dairy Company Irish Farm Halloumi due to the Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

FSAI

Halloumi

Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2021.99
Product: The Proper Dairy Company Irish Farm Halloumi; pack size: 200g
Batch Code: Use by date: 16th February 2022
Country Of Origin: Ireland

Message:

The above batch of The Proper Dairy Company Irish Farm Halloumi is being recalled due to the 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 mild flu-like symptoms, or gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.  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:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batch from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batch was sold.

Wholesalers/distributors are requested to contact their affected customers and recall the affected batch and provide a point-of-sale recall notice to their retailer customers.

Caterers should not use the implicated batch.

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

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