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Further Recall of Some Coleslaws and Other Products Containing Shredded Cabbages or Carrots due to the Possible Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Monday, 07 March 2022

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2022.16 (Update 1)
Product Identification: Please see table below.
Batch Code Please see table below
Country Of Origin: Ireland


Further to the FSAI Food Alert 2022.16, specific batches of Butlers Coleslaw, Egg Mayonaise and Lite Coleslaw are being recalled. This recall is taking place following a voluntary withdrawal of some shredded cabbages and carrots by Milnes Foods Ltd. due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes in products made with the shredded cabbages and carrots. Please see the table below for details of the affected batches subject to recall. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated products.


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:


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.

Barcode Product Pack Size Use-by-Dates
5390631000605 Butlers Coleslaw 250g 13, 14, 15 March 2022
5390631000063 Butlers Lite Coleslaw 250g 13, 14, 15 March 2022
5390631000612 Butlers Egg Mayonaise 395g 12, 12, 14 March 2022