Ireland – Recall of a Batch of Nam Meo Black Fungus Nature’s Best Harvest due to Presence of Salmonella

FSAI

Black Fungus

Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2022.66
Product: Nam Meo Black Fungus Nature’s Best Harvest; pack size: 100g
Batch Code: best before date: 10/10/2023
Country Of Origin: Viet Nam

Message:

The above batch of Nam Meo Black Fungus Nature’s Best Harvest is being recalled due to the presence of Salmonella.

Recall notices will be displayed at point-of-sale.

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:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batch from sale and display recall notices at point of sale.

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

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