USA – Cocktail shrimp sold at Lidl stores recalled after testing finds Listeria monocytogenes

Food Safety News

Lidl US is recalling ready-to-eat Tapas branded Cocktail Shrimp by Lidl because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was issued as a result of routine testing, which revealed that the finished product contained the bacteria.

The product was distributed to all Lidl U.S. store locations. Lidl US has store locations in Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.

Recalled product: 

  • All units of the ready-to-eat Tapas branded Cocktail Shrimp by Lidl
  • Packaged in 7 oz. containers
  • UPC of 4056489411499.
  • All product codes currently on the market are subject to the recall

As of the posting of the companies recalled by the FDA, Lidl US has received no reports or complaints of illness related to this product.

If customers have purchased this product, they should not consume the product, and immediately return it to their nearest Lidl store for a full refund.

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